Jack mackerel school of fish

The fifth international meeting on the establishment of the South Pacific RFMO was held from 10 - 14 March 2008 at the Simon Bolivar Convention Centre in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Meetings of the SWG and DIWG were held during the preceeding week (03 - 07 March 2008).

On 16 January 2008 the Chair of the international negotiations distributed a covering letter with two annexes (Annex A and Annex B) and a third revision of the draft Convention text to participants for consideration at the Guayaquil meeting.

The report of the meeting and associated annexes are now available in pdf format:

Annex A - Agenda,
Annex B - Report of the Interim Secretariat,  
Annex C - Report of the DIWG, 
Annex D - Report of the SWG, 
Annex E - Report on vessel catch and effort data, and
Annex F - List of Participants.