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    CCAMLR-XXXIII

    Full Name
    Thirty-third Meeting of the Commission
    Location:
    Hobart, Australia
    Meeting Start Date/Time:
    Meeting End Date/Time:
    Submissions Due
    Friday, 5 September 2014 - 00:00 Australia/Hobart (Working Paper)
    Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 00:00 Australia/Hobart (Background Paper)
    Meeting Report:
    e-cc-xxxiii.pdf (1.47 MB)

      Documents

      Document Number Title Agenda Item(s)
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/01 Rev. 1
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      CCAMLR VMS data and search and rescue in the CAMLR Convention Area
      Secretariat
      3.1.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/03
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      Examination of the audited financial statements for 2013
      Executive Secretary
      4.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/04
      More Info
      Review of the 2014 Budget, Draft 2015 Budget and Forecast Budget for 2016
      Executive Secretary
      4.4
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/05
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      A Review of CCAMLR’s translation services: summary of the ICG-SF Report
      Intersessional Correspondence Group – Sustainable Finance
      4.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/06
      More Info
      Executive Secretary’s Report – 2014, including Third-Year Implementation Report for the Secretariat’s Strategic Plan (2012–2014) and Third-Year Implementation Report for the Staffing and Salary Strategy (2012–2014)
      Executive Secretary
      4.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/07
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      IUU fishing in the CAMLR Convention Area: a new initiative to assess IUU fishing vessel presence
      Delegation of France and the CCAMLR Secretariat
      3.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/08 Rev. 1
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      Summary CCAMLR Compliance Report
      Secretariat
      3.1.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/09 Rev. 1
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      Independent Review of CCAMLR’s Catch Documentation Scheme (CDS)
      CDS Review Panel
      3.1.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/10
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      Follow-up to the 2008 Performance Review
      Secretariat
      8
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/11
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      Summary of action (2010–2014) and options for future work
      Intersessional Correspondence Group – Sustainable Finance
      4.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/12 Rev. 2
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      Guiding Principles supporting sound management of CCAMLR finances
      Intersessional Correspondence Group – Sustainable Finance
      4.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/13
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      CCAMLR Secretariat Draft Strategic Plan (2015–2018) and associated Staffing and Salary Strategy
      Secretariat
      4.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/14 Rev. 1
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      CCAMLR’s Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) Request for Tender (RFT)
      VMS Technical Working Group
      3.1.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/15 Rev. 3
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      Implementation of Conservation Measures 10-06 and 10-07 CCAMLR IUU Vessel Lists
      Secretariat
      3.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/16
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      Proposed amendments to the CM 51-06 on increase observer coverage in the krill fishery
      Delegation of Ukraine
      6, 7, 3.1.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/17
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      CCAMLR Symposium 2015
      Delegations of Australia, Chile and the USA
      8
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/18
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      Modification of Conservation Measure 51-06 proposed in order to increase scientific observation coverage in krill fisheries
      Delegation of Chile
      3.1.3, 7, 6
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/19
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      Observations relating to IUU fishing in CCAMLR Area 58 and in the French EEZs around the Kerguelen and Crozet Islands for the 2013/2014 season and Summary of these observations over the decade 2004–2014
      Delegation of France
      3.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/20
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      Prohibition of finning of sharks caught in the CAMLR Convention Area
      Delegations of Brazil, Chile, European Union and the USA
      7.1, 3.1.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/21
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      A proposal for the establishment of a Ross Sea Region Marine Protected Area
      Delegations of New Zealand and the USA
      7.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/22
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      Statistical Subareas 88.1 and 88.2 exploratory toothfish fisheries: season start date change
      Delegation of New Zealand
      7.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/23
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      Proposal for a conservation measure establishing the East Antarctic Representative System of Marine Protected Areas
      Delegations of Australia, France and the European Union
      7.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/24
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      Review of the South Orkney Islands Southern Shelf MPA (MPA Planning Domain 1, Subarea 48.2)
      Delegation of the European Union
      5.5
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/25 Rev. 1
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      The holding of intersessional discussions between CCAMLR-XXXIII and CCAMLR-XXXIV on the adoption of trade-related measures by CCAMLR in order to promote compliance
      Delegation of the European Union
      3.1.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/26
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      Principal provisions of the Russian Federation regarding the proposal to establish an MPA in the Ross Sea
      Delegation of the Russian Federation
      5.5
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/27
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      Consideration on a standardised procedure to establish CCAMLR marine protected areas (MPAs) in accordance with the Conservation Measure 91-04
      Delegation of Japan
      5.5
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/01
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      Implementation of conservation measures in 2013/14: Fishing and related activities
      Secretariat
      5
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/02
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      Fishery notifications 2014/15 summary
      Secretariat
      5.2, 3.1.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/03
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      The Secretariat’s internship program: 2014
      Secretariat
      4.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/04
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      Thirty-first Session of the Committee on Fisheries (Rome, Italy, 9 to 13 June 2014) Final draft report: summary of items of interest to CCAMLR
      Executive Secretary
      9.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/05
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      Summary Report Thirty-Seventh Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (Brasilia, Brazil, 28 April to 7 May, 2014)
      Executive Secretary
      9.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/06
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      A review of CCAMLR’s translation services
      Intersessional Correspondence Group – Sustainable Finance
      4.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/07
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      Conservation Measure 10-04
      VMS Technical Working Group
      3.1.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/08
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      Description of the General Fund Budget
      Secretariat
      4.4
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/09
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      Marine Protected Areas in the Antarctic Treaty System
      Delegation of Russia
      5.5
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/10
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      Report by the CCAMLR Observer (Namibia) to the 10th annual meeting of SEAFO (South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation) (Swakopmund, Namibia, 9 to 13 December 2013)
      CCAMLR Observer (Namibia)
      9.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/11 Rev. 1
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      Calendar of meetings of relevance to the Commission in 2014/15
      Secretariat
      9.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/12
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      Monitoring, control and surveillance activities undertaken by New Zealand during 2013/14
      Delegation of New Zealand
      3.1.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/13 Rev. 2
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      Implementation of Conservation Measure 10-05 CCAMLR’s Catch Documentation Scheme (CDS)
      Secretariat
      3.1.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/14 Rev. 2
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      The Price of Fish: A global trade analysis of Patagonian (Dissostichus eleginoides) and Antarctic toothfish (Dissostichus mawsoni)
      Secretariat
      3.1.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/15 Rev. 1
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      Information on levels of seabird by-catch in fisheries adjacent to the CAMLR Convention Area
      Submitted by ACAP
      9.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/16
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      Independent Review of CCAMLR’s Catch Documentation Scheme (CDS) e-CDS User Manual
      Secretariat
      3.1.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/17
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      Track changed version of the Proposal for a Conservation Measure establishing the East Antarctic Representative System of Marine Protected Areas (CCAMLR-XXXIII/23)
      Delegations of Australia, France and the European Union
      7.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/18
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      Examples of the assessment of activities within the proposed East Antarctic Representative System of Marine Protected Areas (EARSMPA) (CCAMLR XXXIII/23)
      Delegations of Australia, France and the European Union
      7.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/19
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      Heard Island and McDonald Islands exclusive economic zone 2013/14 IUU catch estimate for Patagonian toothfish and Australia’s observations on IUU activities
      Delegation of Australia
      3.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/20
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      Global MPAs and marine reserves: lessons learned and implications for CCAMLR
      Submitted by ASOC
      5.5
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/21
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      Incorporating climate change into CCAMLR’s decisionmaking processes
      Submitted by ASOC
      5.6
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/22 Rev. 1
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      Proposals on improving the governance and control of fishing vessels operating in the Southern Ocean
      Submitted by ASOC
      3.1.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/23
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      Working together to end illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the Southern Ocean
      Submitted by ASOC and COLTO
      3.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/24 Rev. 2
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      Maintaining CCAMLR’s ambition on Marine Protected Areas
      Submitted by ASOC
      5.5
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/25
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      Krill: the power lunch of Antarctica
      Submitted by ASOC
      5.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/26 Rev. 1
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      The investigation and subsequent results on the missing DCDs for the catches of the FVs Insung No. 3, Insung No. 7 and the Hongjin 707
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      3.1.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/27
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      The results of the investigation on the high CPUE recorded by the three Insung vessels in the CCAMLR Area
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      3.1.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/28 Rev. 1
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      Mapping trends in activity of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the CAMLR Convention Area
      Secretariat
      3.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/29
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      Observer’s Report from the 65th International Whaling Commission (Portorož, Slovenia, 15 to 18 September 2014)
      CCAMLR Observer (Japan)
      9.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/30
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (European Union) to the 87th Annual Meeting of the Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) (Lima, Peru, 12 to 18 July 2014)
      CCAMLR Observer (European Union)
      9.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/31
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (European Union) to the 18th Plenary Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) (Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1 to 5 June 2014)
      CCAMLR Observer (European Union)
      9.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/32
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      Summary of activities of the Commission during the 2013/14 intersessional period
      Report of the Chair
      2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/33
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Norway) to the 36th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (Vigo, Spain, 22 to 26 September 2014)
      CCAMLR Observer (Norway)
      9.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/34
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      Measures taken by Spain to fight IUU fishing in the CAMLR Convention Area during 2014
      Delegation of Spain
      3.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/35
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      Findings of the New Zealand Coroner’s Office on the incident of the sinking of the Insung No. 1
      Delegation of New Zealand
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/36
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      Status of CCAMLR Special Funds
      Secretariat
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/37
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer to the meeting of the Extended Commission for the 21st Annual Session of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (Auckland, New Zealand, 13 to 16 October 2014)
      CCAMLR Observer (Australia)
      9.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/38
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Chile) to the Second Meeting of the Commission of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO)
      CCAMLR Observer (Chile)
      9.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/39
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      Compilation of discussion on the issue of flexibility associated with research blocks where ice cover impedes research fishing
      Secretariat
      5
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/40
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      EARSMPA proposal: current thinking – 29 October 2014
      Delegations of Australia, France and the European Union
      7.2
      SC-CAMLR-XXXIII/BG/25
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      The influence of ice conditions on the longline toothfish fishery in the Ross Sea and the likely impact that the introduction of marine protected areas (MPAs) will have on catches
      Delegation of Russia
      5.5
      SC-CAMLR-XXXIII/BG/26
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      The designation of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Antarctic waters
      Delegation of Russia
      5.5
      SC-CAMLR-XXXIII/BG/27
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      Proposal by the Russian Federation to open areas of special scientific interest in the CCAMLR Convention Area (Part 1, Ross Sea and East Antarctica)
      Delegation of Russia
      5.5
      SC-CAMLR-XXXIII/BG/28
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      MPAs in the area regulated by the Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (background, plans and reality)
      Delegation of Russia
      5.5
      SC-CAMLR-XXXIII/BG/29
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      Is it necessary to establish MPAs in Divisions 58.4.1 and 58.4.2 to protect krill resources from the impact of fishing?
      Delegation of Russia
      5.5
      SC-CAMLR-XXXIII/BG/35
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      Report to the Scientific Committee of CCAMLR by the Association of Responsible Krill Fishing Companies (ARK)
      Submitted by ARK
      5.2.1, 9.2.2

      Agenda

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      1     Opening of meeting

      The meeting will open at 0900h on Monday, 20 October 2014.

      The Chair of the Commission (Mr Leszek Dybiec, Poland) will welcome delegates from CCAMLR Members as well as observers from CCAMLR Acceding States. The Chair will also welcome observers from non-Contracting Parties and international organisations invited in accordance with the decision taken last year (CCAMLR-XXXII, paragraphs 12.4 to 12.7) and further considerations in COMM CIRCs 14/61 and 14/79.

      2     Organisation of meeting

      Directly following the opening of the meeting, the Chair will deal with procedural matters before adjourning the Commission to allow the Scientific Committee to reconvene and SCAF and SCIC to carry out their work.

      2.1     Adoption of agenda

      The Preliminary Agenda for the Thirty-third Meeting of the Commission was prepared and distributed in accordance with Rule 15 of the Commission’s Rules of Procedure. A Provisional Agenda, taking account of Members’ additions and comments on the Preliminary Agenda, was distributed on 5 September 2014 in accordance with Rule 17 of the Rules of Procedure.

      2.2     Chair’s Report
      3     Implementation and compliance
      3.1     Review of compliance and implementation-related measures and policies
      3.1.1     Compliance evaluation procedure

      In accordance with Conservation Measure (CM) 10-10, paragraph 3(i), SCIC shall consider the Summary CCAMLR Compliance Report taking into account any additional information received since its posting on the CCAMLR website 30 days prior to the meeting.

      SCIC shall adopt by consensus, an annual Provisional CCAMLR Compliance Report that shall record any findings of non-compliance. This report shall include an assessment of compliance status, in accordance with Annex 10-10/B, as well as recommendations to the Commission in accordance with CM 10-10, paragraph 3(ii).

      The Commission shall consider the Provisional CCAMLR Compliance Report and adopt a CCAMLR Compliance Report.

       

      3.1.2.2     System of Inspection

      SCIC will review the implementation and operation of the System of Inspection and consider any proposals received for the improvement of the System.

       

      3.1.2.3     Vessel Monitoring System (VMS)

      SCIC will consider the Secretariat’s summary on the implementation and operation of the VMS in 2013/14 including the implementation of new VMS software.

      SCIC will consider the Arrangement between the Secretariat and competent Maritime Rescue Coordination Centres (MRCCs) to release VMS data held by the Secretariat to support search and rescue activities undertaken by the MRCCs.

      SCIC will consider the recommendations of the VMS Technical Working Group in relation to the minimum technical requirements for VMS units to comply with CM 10-04 and any other technical and operational specifications for CCAMLR’s VMS.

       

      3.1.3     Proposals for new and revised measures

      SCIC will consider proposals for the revision of conservation measures in force and proposals for the adoption of new conservation measures.

      SCIC will consider the effectiveness of CM 10-10 (CCAMLR Compliance Evaluation Procedure) in evaluating and addressing non-compliance, and report to the Commission on its findings and recommendations for improving CM 10-10.

       

      3.2     IUU fishing in Convention Area
      3.2.2     IUU Vessel Lists

      SCIC will review reports submitted by non-Contracting Parties on measures taken to exercise effective control over their flagged vessels included on the NCP-IUU Vessel List in 2013.

      SCIC will consider the Provisional NCP-IUU Vessel List and the Provisional CP-IUU Vessel List for 2014 and any additional information provided in relation to vessels included in the Lists.

      Following consideration of any information and evidence provided by Contracting Parties or non-Contracting Parties pertaining to vessels included on the NCP-IUU Vessel List adopted in 2013, SCIC will recommend to the Commission if any vessels should be removed from the list.

      SCIC shall, by consensus, adopt a Proposed NCP-IUU Vessel List and a Proposed CP-IUU Vessel List which shall be provided to the Commission for approval.

       

      3.3     Other business
      4     Administration and Finance

      Discussion under Agenda Item 4 will be guided by the Chair of the Standing Committee on Administration and Finance (SCAF) who will provide a report to the Commission in relation to the matters considered under this agenda item.

       

      4.1     Examination of Audited Financial Statements for 2013

      Consistent with Financial Regulation 11.1, a full audit of the 2013 Financial Statements was completed in early 2014. The Financial Statements, together with the associated Audit Report, will be reviewed by SCAF and presented for acceptance by the Commission. In this regard, note should also be taken of COMM CIRCs 14/45 and 14/50.

      4.2     Secretariat matters
      4.2.1     Executive Secretary’s Report

      The Executive Secretary will present his annual report. The report will summarise the implementation of activities and tasks described in the 2012–2014 Strategic Plan undertaken during the 2013/14 intersessional period (CCAMLR-XXXII, Annex 7, paragraph 6). The report will include matters relating to the Staffing and Salary Strategy for the Secretariat.

      4.2.2     Secretariat’s Strategic Plan (2015–2018)
      4.3     Report of the CCAMLR Intersessional Correspondence Group on Sustainable Financing

      The Secretariat, as convenor of an open-ended informal correspondence group appointed by the Commission (CCAMLR-XXXI, Annex 7, paragraph 13) will present a progress report on intersessional consultations that concerned (i) sustainable financing guidelines, and (ii) a review of the Secretariat’s translation services (CCAMLR-XXXII, Annex 7, paragraph 9iv).

      CCAMLR-XXXIII/05 A Review of CCAMLR’s translation services: summary of the ICG-SF Report
      Intersessional Correspondence Group – Sustainable Finance
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/11 Summary of action (2010–2014) and options for future work
      Intersessional Correspondence Group – Sustainable Finance
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/12 Rev. 2 Guiding Principles supporting sound management of CCAMLR finances
      Intersessional Correspondence Group – Sustainable Finance
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/06 A review of CCAMLR’s translation services
      Intersessional Correspondence Group – Sustainable Finance
      4.4.1     Review of 2014 Budget

      The status of the 2014 budget will be presented for review.

      4.4.2     Draft Budget for 2015

      A draft budget for 2015 will be presented. This will be used to prepare a recommended budget for 2015. The advice to the Commission will take into account SCAF’s discussions on financial and administrative issues as well as advice from the Scientific Committee and SCIC Chairs.

      As part of its budgetary considerations, SCAF will review any income and expenditure proposals for any of the Special and other Funds.

      4.4.3     Forecast Budget for 2016

      The Committee will present a forecast budget for 2016 to the Commission for information purposes only.

      5.1     Advice from the Scientific Committee

      The Chair of the Scientific Committee will introduce the report of the Thirty-third Meeting of the Scientific Committee containing advice and recommendations to the Commission in accordance with the Convention’s objectives.

      5.2     Harvested species
      5.2.1     Krill resources

      Data reported for the current season, as well as any updates to the notifications for krill fisheries in the 2014/15 season will be presented. Members will be invited to inform the Commission of updated information relating to those notifications, as well as any relevant developments and trends in krill fisheries in the Convention Area. The Chair of the Scientific Committee will report on issues including progress towards development of feedback management for the krill fishery, catch monitoring including the estimation of green weight and advice on Conservation Measure 51-07 (Interim distribution of the trigger level in the krill fishery in Subareas 48.1 to 48.4).

      5.2.2     Fish resources

      Data and related information for the current season will be presented. Members will be invited to inform the Commission of recent developments and trends in finfish fisheries in the Convention Area. The Chair of the Scientific Committee will report on the results of assessments of fish resources, noting that 2014 is not an assessment year with respect to biennial assessments for Dissostichus spp. in Subareas 48.3, 88.1 and 88.2 but there will be an assessment for Division 58.5.2.

      5.2.3     New and exploratory finfish fisheries

      Fishing activities in exploratory fisheries in the 2013/14 season and notifications for new and exploratory fisheries in the 2014/15 season will be reviewed taking into account the advice of the Scientific Committee. The results of the Scientific Committee’s review of research in data-poor exploratory fisheries, and research conducted under CM 24-01 on Dissostichus spp. will be reported.

      5.3     Assessment and avoidance of incidental mortality

      The Chair of the Scientific Committee will report on its consideration of the incidental mortality of seabirds and marine mammals arising from fisheries.

      5.4     Bottom fishing and vulnerable marine ecosystems

      The Scientific Committee will provide advice on progress in the implementation of Conservation Measures 22-05, 22-06, 22-07, 22-08 and 22-09 and other matters pertaining to CCAMLR’s actions in respect of bottom fishing and vulnerable marine ecosystems.

      5.5     Marine protected areas

      The Chair of the Scientific Committee will report on scientific analysis relevant to the implementation of a representative system of marine protected areas in the CAMLR Convention Area.

      CCAMLR-XXXIII/24 Review of the South Orkney Islands Southern Shelf MPA (MPA Planning Domain 1, Subarea 48.2)
      Delegation of the European Union
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/26 Principal provisions of the Russian Federation regarding the proposal to establish an MPA in the Ross Sea
      Delegation of the Russian Federation
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/27 Consideration on a standardised procedure to establish CCAMLR marine protected areas (MPAs) in accordance with the Conservation Measure 91-04
      Delegation of Japan
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/09 Marine Protected Areas in the Antarctic Treaty System
      Delegation of Russia
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/20 Global MPAs and marine reserves: lessons learned and implications for CCAMLR
      Submitted by ASOC
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/24 Rev. 2 Maintaining CCAMLR’s ambition on Marine Protected Areas
      Submitted by ASOC
      SC-CAMLR-XXXIII/BG/25 The influence of ice conditions on the longline toothfish fishery in the Ross Sea and the likely impact that the introduction of marine protected areas (MPAs) will have on catches
      Delegation of Russia
      SC-CAMLR-XXXIII/BG/26 The designation of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Antarctic waters
      Delegation of Russia
      SC-CAMLR-XXXIII/BG/27 Proposal by the Russian Federation to open areas of special scientific interest in the CCAMLR Convention Area (Part 1, Ross Sea and East Antarctica)
      Delegation of Russia
      SC-CAMLR-XXXIII/BG/28 MPAs in the area regulated by the Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (background, plans and reality)
      Delegation of Russia
      SC-CAMLR-XXXIII/BG/29 Is it necessary to establish MPAs in Divisions 58.4.1 and 58.4.2 to protect krill resources from the impact of fishing?
      Delegation of Russia
      5.6     Climate change
      5.7     Scientific research under Conservation Measure 24-01

      The Scientific Committee will provide advice on scientific research conducted in 2014/15 under CM 24-01 (Application of conservation measures to scientific research). The Scientific Committee will advise on proposals submitted under CM 24-01 to ensure all research proposed for 2014/15 is consistent with the intended purpose of the measure.

       

      5.8     Capacity building

      The Commission will receive advice from the Scientific Committee in relation to the CCAMLR General Science Capacity Fund and the CCAMLR Scientific Scholarship Scheme (CCAMLR-XXX, paragraphs 15.2 and 15.6 to 15.8).

      6     CCAMLR Scheme of International Scientific Observation

      The Chair of the Scientific Committee will also report on progress with the implementation of the recommendations of the CCAMLR SISO Review (SC-CAMLR-XXXII, paragraphs 7.9 and 7.10) and the implementation of the CCAMLR Observer Training Program Accreditation Scheme (COTPAS).

      7.1     Review of existing measures
      CM 10-01     Marking of fishing vessels and fishing gear
      CM 10-03     Port inspections
      CM 10-03     Annex B
      CM 10-05     Catch Documentation Scheme for Dissostichus spp.
      CM 10-10     Compliance evaluation procedure
      CM 21-03     Notifications of intent to participate in a fishery for Euphausia superba
      CM 24-02     Longline weighting for seabird conservation
      CM 25-02     Minimisation of the incidental mortality of seabirds in the course of longline fishing or longline fishing research in the Convention Area
      CM 32-09     Prohibition of directed fishing for Dissostichus spp. except in accordance with specific conservation measures in the 2013/14 season
      CM 33-02     Limitation of by-catch in Statistical Division 58.5.2 in the 2013/14 season
      CM 33-03     Limitation of by-catch in new and exploratory fisheries in the 2013/14 season
      CM 41-01     General measures for exploratory fisheries for Dissostichus spp.
      CM 41-02     Limits on the fishery for Dissostichus eleginoides in Statistical Subarea 48.3 in the 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons
      CM 41-03     Limits on the fishery for Dissostichus spp. in Statistical Subarea 48.4 in the 2013/14 fishing season
      CM 41-04     Limits on the exploratory fishery for Dissostichus spp. in Statistical Subarea 48.6 in the 2013/14 season
      CM 41-05     Limits on the exploratory fishery for Dissostichus spp. in Statistical Division 58.4.2 in the 2013/14 season
      CM 41-06     Limits on the exploratory fishery for Dissostichus spp. on Elan Bank (Statistical Division 58.4.3a) outside areas of national jurisdiction in the 2013/14 season
      CM 41-07     Limits on the exploratory fishery for Dissostichus spp. on BANZARE Bank (Statistical Division 58.4.3b) outside areas of national jurisdiction in the 2013/14 season
      CM 41-08     Limits on the fishery for Dissostichus eleginoides in Statistical Division 58.5.2 in the 2013/14 season
      CM 41-09     Limits on the exploratory fishery for Dissostichus spp. in Statistical Subarea 88.1 in the 2013/14 season
      CM 41-10     Limits on the exploratory fishery for Dissostichus spp. in Statistical Subarea 88.2 in the 2013/14 season
      CM 41-11     Limits on the exploratory fishery for Dissostichus spp. in Statistical Division 58.4.1 in the 2013/14 season
      CM 42-01     Limits on the fishery for Champsocephalus gunnari in Statistical Subarea 48.3 in the 2013/14 season
      CM 42-02     Limits on the fishery for Champsocephalus gunnari in Statistical Division 58.5.2 in the 2013/14 season
      CM 51-04     General measure for exploratory fisheries for Euphausia superba in the Convention Area in the 2013/14 season
      CM 51-06     General measure for scientific observation in fisheries for Euphausia superba
      CM 51-07     Interim distribution of the trigger level in the fishery for Euphausia superba in Statistical Subareas 48.1, 48.2, 48.3 and 48.4
      7.2     Consideration of new measures and other conservation requirements
      8     Implementation of Convention objectives

      Since 1996 the Commission has agreed that specific reflection on the objectives of the Convention continues to be an important requisite of each annual meeting. The Commission will consider any progress made with respect to the various strategic discussions at previous meetings of the Commission and review proposals submitted for discussion under this item. The Commission has tasked the Secretariat with providing a progress report on matters (papers, activities and actions) arising from the Performance Review Report (CCAMLR-XXIX, paragraph 15.7 and First CCAMLR Performance Review). In addition, CCAMLR-XXXII requested that CCAMLR-XXXIII consider options for a possible second performance review (CCAMLR-XXXII, paragraphs 8.1 to 8.8).

      9     Cooperation with Antarctic Treaty System and international organisations
      9.1.1     Cooperation with Antarctic Treaty Consultative Parties

      The Executive Secretary represented CCAMLR at the Thirty-seventh Antarctic Treaty Consultative Party Meeting (ATCM XXXVII, 28 April to 8 May 2014, Brasilia, Brazil). He will provide a report on the meeting.

      The Commission will consider the Scientific Committee’s advice on assessment of any draft management plans for protected areas with a marine area component proposed under the Environmental Protocol to the Antarctic Treaty and submitted to CCAMLR for approval.

      Future cooperation between CCAMLR and other parts of the Antarctic Treaty System will be discussed along with participation in the meetings of the ATCM and CEP in 2015.

      9.2     Cooperation with international organisations
      9.2.1     Cooperation with SCAR

      The CCAMLR Observer to SCAR and the SCAR Observer to CCAMLR will be invited to report briefly on recent SCAR initiatives of interest to CCAMLR.

      The Scientific Committee’s consideration of the options for future cooperation with SCAR will be discussed.

      9.2.2     Reports of observers from international organisations

      The following international organisations have been invited to attend CCAMLR-XXXIII as observers: ACAP, CCSBT, CEP, CITES, COMNAP, FAO, IATTC, ICCAT, IOC, IUCN, IWC, SCAR, SCOR, SEAFO, South East Asia RPOA, UNEP and WCPFC.

      The following non-governmental organisations have also been invited to attend CCAMLR-XXXIII: ARK, ASOC and COLTO.

      Their reports will have been tabled. Representatives of these and other organisations present at the meeting will be invited to present key items from their reports. A maximum of five minutes will be allocated to each such report. The reports from the CEP and SCAR Observers will have been received by the Scientific Committee.

      9.2.3     Reports from CCAMLR representatives at meetings of international organisations in the previous intersessional period and nominations of representatives to forthcoming meetings of relevant international organisations

      Reports from CCAMLR representatives at the 2013/14 meetings of various international organisations (CCAMLR-XXXII, paragraph 9.16) will be received.

      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/04 Thirty-first Session of the Committee on Fisheries (Rome, Italy, 9 to 13 June 2014) Final draft report: summary of items of interest to CCAMLR
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/10 Report by the CCAMLR Observer (Namibia) to the 10th annual meeting of SEAFO (South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation) (Swakopmund, Namibia, 9 to 13 December 2013)
      CCAMLR Observer (Namibia)
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/11 Rev. 1 Calendar of meetings of relevance to the Commission in 2014/15
      Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/29 Observer’s Report from the 65th International Whaling Commission (Portorož, Slovenia, 15 to 18 September 2014)
      CCAMLR Observer (Japan)
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/30 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (European Union) to the 87th Annual Meeting of the Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) (Lima, Peru, 12 to 18 July 2014)
      CCAMLR Observer (European Union)
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/31 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (European Union) to the 18th Plenary Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) (Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1 to 5 June 2014)
      CCAMLR Observer (European Union)
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/33 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Norway) to the 36th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (Vigo, Spain, 22 to 26 September 2014)
      CCAMLR Observer (Norway)
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/37 Report from the CCAMLR Observer to the meeting of the Extended Commission for the 21st Annual Session of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (Auckland, New Zealand, 13 to 16 October 2014)
      CCAMLR Observer (Australia)
      CCAMLR-XXXIII/BG/38 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Chile) to the Second Meeting of the Commission of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO)
      CCAMLR Observer (Chile)
      9.2.4     Cooperation with RFMOs

      The Commission will review any further developments regarding cooperation between CCAMLR and CCSBT, CCAMLR and WCPFC and potential cooperation between CCAMLR and SPRFMO.

      10     2015 budget and forecast budget for 2016

      Taking into account discussion arising during Agenda Item 4.4.2, the advice of the Scientific Committee and other budgetary-related matters agreed during the meeting, the Commission will adopt a budget for 2015 and a forecast budget for 2016.

      11     Other business
      12     Next meeting
      12.1     Election of officers

      The following appointments require the consideration of the Commission at CCAMLR-XXXIII:

      • Vice-chair of SCAF
      • Chair of the Commission.
      12.2     Invitation of observers

      Since 1994 the Commission has addressed the invitation of observers to its next meeting under this agenda item (CCAMLR-XIII, paragraph 13.7). Acceding States, non-Contracting Parties and international organisations to be invited to CCAMLR-XXXIV will be identified.

      12.3     Date and location

      The date and duration of the Thirty-fourth Meeting of the Commission will be decided.

      13     Report of Thirty-third Meeting of Commission

      The report of the Thirty-third Meeting will be considered and adopted.

      14     Close of meeting.

      The meeting is scheduled to close at 1600 h on Friday, 31 October 2014.

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