Review of ACAP RFMO Engagement Strategy

Wolfaardt A, Favero M, Debski I (2017) Review of ACAP RFMO Engagement Strategy. In: ACAP - Eighth Meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group. SBWG8-Doc-13, Wellington, New Zealand

At SBWG7 the Working Group reviewed progress against the framework for ACAP’s engagement strategy with RFMOs and CCAMLR (SBWG7 Doc15 Rev 1), and on the basis of the review agreed a list of prioritised areas of engagement for the 2016-2017 intersessional period. Progress achieved since SBWG7 is presented in Table 1, together with an updated list of actions for the forthcoming period (2017-2019), for discussion and endorsement by the SBWG and subsequent adoption by the Advisory Committee. RECOMMENDATIONS 1. The SBWG is requested to review and endorse the revised list of actions presented in Table 1 of this document to be progressed through the ACAP RFMO engagement strategy; and 2. To request the Advisory Committee to support the implementation of these actions, including the provision of resources necessary to achieve this.