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    CCAMLR-XXXVII

    Full Name
    Thirty-seventh Meeting of the Commission
    Location:
    Hobart, Australia
    Meeting Start Date/Time:
    Meeting End Date/Time:
    Submissions Due
    Friday, 7 September 2018 - 00:00 Australia/Hobart (Working Paper)
    Saturday, 22 September 2018 - 00:00 Australia/Hobart (Background Paper)

    Schedule for the Thirty-seventh Meetings of the Commission and the Scientific Committee

    The SCIC and SCAF agendas are available on their respective pages.

    Members wishing to have papers considered by SCIC-18 or SCAF-18 may submit these papers to the appropriate agenda item on the agenda of either SCIC or SCAF. Agenda items 3 and 4 of the Commission are for matters brought forward from SCIC and SCAF.

    Meeting Report:
    e-cc-xxxvii.pdf (1.25 MB)

      Documents

      Document Number Title Agenda Item(s)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/01
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      Climate change implications statements
      Delegations of Australia, Norway and the United Kingdom
      8
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/02 Rev. 1
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      A proposal for a mechanism to support the implementation of the proposed General Capacity Building Fund
      Delegations of Australia, New Zealand, Norway, the Republic of Korea and the United Kingdom
      10.3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/03
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      Examination of the audited financial statements for 2017
      Executive Secretary
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/04
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      Review of the 2018 Budget, Draft 2019 Budget and Forecast Budget for 2020
      Executive Secretary
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/05
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      Executive Secretary’s Report, 2018, including Fourth Year Implementation Report for the Secretariat’s Strategic Plan (2015–2018)
      Executive Secretary
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/06
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      CCAMLR Secretariat Strategic Plan 2019–2022
      Executive Secretary
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/07
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      Changes to the Financial Regulations proposed by the ICG on Sustainable Financing, including the setting up of a Working Capital Fund
      Executive Secretary
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/08 Rev. 1
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      Changes to the notification fees for new and exploratory and krill fisheries
      Executive Secretary
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/09
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      Proposal for a new budget layout
      Executive Secretary
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/10
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      Cooperation with other organisations: Arrangements with International Organisations
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      11.2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/11
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      Second performance review – progress report
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      10.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/12
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      IUU fishing activity and trends in 2017/18 and IUU Vessel Lists
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/13 Rev. 1
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      CCAMLR Compliance Evaluation Procedure (CCEP) Summary Report
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/14
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      Ecuador – Request for the status of a non-Contracting Party (NCP) cooperating with CCAMLR by participating in the Catch Documentation Scheme (CDS) for Dissostichus spp.
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/15
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      Nomenclature of CCAMLR meetings
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      12
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/16
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      New CCAMLR Brochure
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      12
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/17
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      Report on the 2018 Intersessional Correspondence Group on Sustainable Finance
      Executive Secretary
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/18
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      Proposal to strengthen the monitoring and control of transhipments
      Delegation of the USA
      3, 9.1
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/19
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      Monitoring fishing in vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs) in the CAMLR Convention Area
      Delegation of the USA
      3.1, 9.1, 5.3.3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/20
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      A proposal to improve observer safety: independent two-way satellite communication devices and personal lifesaving beacons
      Delegation of the USA
      7
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/21 Rev. 1
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      CCAMLR Staffing and Salary Strategy (2019–2022)
      Executive Secretary
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/22
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      Proposed movement of boundary between Subareas 88.1 and 88.2
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      9.1
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/23
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      Proposal for a Climate Change Response Work Program for CCAMLR
      Delegations of Australia and Norway on behalf the Climate Change Intersessional Correspondence Group
      8
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/24 Rev. 1
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      Draft conservation measure for an East Antarctic Marine Protected Area
      Delegations of Australia and the European Union and its member States
      6.2, 9.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/25
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      2018 – France working paper proposal – Satellite surveillance in the CCAMLR area
      Delegation of France
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/26
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      EU proposal to amend Conservation Measure 10-06
      Delegation of the European Union
      9.1, 3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/27
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      EU proposal to amend Conservation Measure 10-07
      Delegation of the European Union
      9.1, 3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/28
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      EU proposal to amend Conservation Measure 10-10
      Delegation of the European Union
      9.1, 3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/29
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      EU proposal to establish the Weddell Sea MPA (WSMPA)
      Delegation of the European Union and its member States
      6.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/30
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      EU working paper on the implementation of CM 32-18 on the conservation of sharks
      Delegation of the European Union
      5.3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/31
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      Proposal on a conservation measure establishing a marine protected area in the Domain 1 (Western Antarctic Peninsula and South Scotia Arc)
      Delegations of Argentina and Chile
      6.2, 9.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/32
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      The development of Research and Monitoring Plan for CCAMLR MPAs
      Delegation of the People’s Republic of China
      6
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/33
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      Proposed amendment to Conservation Measure 31-02
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      9.2, 3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/34
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      Information regarding the removal of the IUU-listed vessel Northern Warrior – submitted by the Republic of Angola
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/35
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      Submission of Singapore’s application for status as a non-Contracting Party (NCP) cooperating with CCAMLR by participating in the Catch Documentation Scheme (CDS)
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/36
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      Report of the Standing Committee on Administration and Finance (SCAF)
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/37 Rev. 1
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      Report of the Standing Committee on Implementation and Compliance (SCIC)
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/38
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      Report of the Thirty-seventh meeting of the Scientific Committee (Hobart, Australia, 22 to 26 October 2018)
      5.1
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/01
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      Summary Report Forty-first Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 16 to 18 May 2018)
      Executive Secretary
      11.1
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/02 Rev. 1
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      Review of CCAMLR Regulations for International Staff against the ICSCS and Comparator Organisations
      Executive Secretary
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/03
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      Trade data analysis – A report of trends and supply chains in CDS data
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/04
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      Description of the General Fund Budget
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/05
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      CCAMLR Compliance Evaluation Procedure (CCEP) – Implementation and reporting
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/06
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      Notifications of intent to participate in a new or exploratory fishery, or an established krill fishery, 2018/19
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3.5
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/07
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      NCP Engagement Strategy and review
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/08 Rev. 1
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      Annual report of global toothfish trade data
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/09
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      Implementation of the Catch Documentation Scheme (CDS)
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/10 Rev. 1
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      Summary of activities of the Commission during the 2017/18 intersessional period – Report of the Chair
      Chair of the Commission
      2.3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/11
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      Calendar of meetings of relevance to the Commission in 2018/19
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/12
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      Translation review of the Basic Documents and the conservation measures
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      13
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/13
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      Revision to the Staff Regulations
      Executive Secretary
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/14 Rev. 1
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      Trade data analysis – Reconciliation of CDS data with fine-scale catch and effort data
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/15
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      Reducing plastic pollution in the Southern Ocean
      Delegation of the United Kingdom
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/16
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      The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s investigation report into late removal of fishing gear following fishery closure notification
      Delegation of the United Kingdom
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/17
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      The State of the Polar Oceans 2018: Making Sense of Our Changing World
      Delegations of the United Kingdom and Norway
      8
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/18
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      Monitoring, control and surveillance undertaken by Chile during 2017/18 season
      Delegation of Chile
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/19
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Australia) to the Fifth Meeting of the Parties of the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) (Phuket, Thailand, 25 to 29 June 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (Australia)
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/20
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Australia) to the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) (Bangkok, Thailand, 21 to 25 May 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (Australia)
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/21
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      Оn seasonal and interannual dynamics of ice conditions in the Weddell Sea and its relation to the WSMPA proposal
      Delegation of the Russian Federation
      6.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/22
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      Consultation on Secretariat catch and effort monitoring: Secretariat proposals arising from the feedback from Members
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      3, 5.1
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/23
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      Materials on biodiversity in Subareas 48.6 and 48.5 in relation to the Weddell Sea MPA proposall
      Delegation of the Russian Federation
      6.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/24
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      Comments on the draft of the conservation measure for an East Antarctic Marine Protected Area (2018)
      Delegation of the Russian Federation
      6.2, 9.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/25
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Argentina) to the Sixth Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (MoP6) (Skukuza, Krüger National Park, South Africa, 7 to 11 May 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (Argentina)
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/26
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      CCAMLR and climate change: the need for urgent action
      Submitted by ASOC
      8
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/27
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      An introduction to the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO)
      Submitted by IAATO
      11.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/28
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      Korea's voluntary contribution to Commission funds
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      4
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/29
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      The third follow-up to the cases regarding the Southern Ocean and Hong Jin 701
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      4, 3.3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/30
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      Informations sur la pêche INN dans les zones économiques exclusives (ZEE) françaises de Kerguelen et Crozet et dans la zone statistique 58 de la CCAMLR
      Délégation française
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/31
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (EU) to the Annual Meeting of the Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) (San Diego, USA, 24 to 30 August 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (EU)
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/32
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (EU) to the Annual Meeting of the South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (SEAFO) (Swakopmund, Namibia, 27 to 30 November 2017)
      CCAMLR Observer (EU)
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/33
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      New Zealand investigation reports into late removal of fishing gear following the fishery closure notifications
      Delegation of New Zealand
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/34
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      CCAMLR inspections undertaken by New Zealand from HMNZS Otago during 2017/18
      Delegation of New Zealand
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/35
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      Full steam ahead for the Polar Code – developing safety measures for fishing vessels and implementation of marine mammal avoidance measures
      Submitted by ASOC
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/36
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      Fulfilling CCAMLR’s commitment to create a representative system of Marine Protected Areas
      Submitted by ASOC
      6
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/37
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      Closing the gaps in CCAMLR’s oversight of at-sea transhipments in the Convention Area
      Submitted by ASOC
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/38
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      Request for removal of the vessel bearing IMO No. 9319856 from the NCP-IUU Vessel List
      Delegation of Chile
      3.3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/39
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      Australian views on the key principles of the Compliance Evaluation Procedure
      Delegation of Australia
      9.1, 3.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/40
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      ASOC Report to CCAMLR
      Submitted by ASOC
      11.2.1
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/41
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (USA) to the 25th Regular Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) (Marrakech, Morocco, 14 to 21 November 2017)
      CCAMLR Observer (USA)
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/42 Rev. 1
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      Support to CAMLR to identify and deter illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities that undermine the objective of the CCAMLR Convention – Interim Report
      Submitted by INTERPOL
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/43
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Republic of Korea) to the Fourteenth Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) (Manila, Philippines, 3 to 7 December 2017)
      CCAMLR Observer (Republic of Korea)
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/44
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Japan) to the 67th Meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) (Florianopolis, Brazil, 10 to 14 September 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (Japan)
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/45
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Chile) to the Sixth Meeting of the Commission of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO) (Lima, Peru, 30 January to 3 February 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (Chile)
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/46
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (USA) to the 40th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) (Tallinn, Estonia, 17 to 21 September 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (USA)
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/47
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      INTERPOL technical report on fishing gear evidence collection
      CCAMLR Secretariat on behalf of INTERPOL
      3
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/48
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      Report from the CCAMLR observer (Norway) to the 36th annual meeting of the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) (London, United Kingdom, 13 to 17 November 2017)
      CCAMLR Observer (Norway)
      11.2.2
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/49
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      Report from the CCAMLR Observer (New Zealand) to the 25th Annual Meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT) (Nouméa, New Caledonia, 15 to 16 October 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (New Zealand)
      11.2.2
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/16
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      Methodical Aspects of a Large-scale International Krill Survey in 2019: Comments and Proposals
      Delegation of the Russian Federation
      5.2.1
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/18
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      Comments and Proposals Regarding the Development of MPAs for Spatial Management in the CCAMLR Convention Area
      Delegation of the Russian Federation
      6.1
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/19
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      Comments and Proposals regarding the Ross Sea region MPA Research and Monitoring Plan
      Delegation of the Russian Federation
      6.1
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/BG/05
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      Features of chronology and breeding success of Pygoscelis papua and Pygoscelis adeliae penguins in the Wilhelm Archipelago (CCAMLR Subarea 48.1)
      I.V. Dykyy, G.P. Milinevsky, O.L. Savitsky, D.G. Lutsenko, P.B. Khoetsky, M.F. Veselsky, V.M. Smagol, A.O. Dzhulay, J.V. Tsaryk, K.M. Nazaruk, A.T. Zatushevsky, A.O. Simon and M.A. Telipska
      5.3.2
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/BG/06
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      Pygoscelis penguin census in the Vernadsky Antarctic station area
      V.M. Smagol, A.O. Dzhulay, I.V. Dykyy, G.P. Milinevsky and E.O. Dykyy
      5.3.2
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/BG/11
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      Antarctic Site Inventory / MAPPPD / State of Antarctic Penguins 2018 Report / Buffer Zone Reference Tool / Climate Analyses: 2018 Report to CCAMLR by Oceanites, Inc.
      Submitted by Oceanites, Inc.
      8, 11.2.1
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/BG/17
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      Precautionary, ecosystem-based management for the Antarctic krill fishery: a work in progress
      Submitted by ASOC
      5.2.1
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/BG/20
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      CEMP cameras data validation experiment at the Galindez Island gentoo colonies
      A. Dzhulay, V. Smagol, G. Milinevsky, I. Dykyy, A. Simon, M. Telipska, E. Dykyy, L. Pshenichnov and A. Grytsai
      5.3.2
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/BG/29
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      Is CCAMLR science keeping up?
      Submitted by ASOC
      5.3.3
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/BG/30
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      ARK Report to SC-CAMLR-XXXVII
      Submitted by ARK
      5.2.1, 11.2.1

      Agenda

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      1     Opening of meeting

      The Chair of the Commission will welcome delegates from CCAMLR Members, observers from CCAMLR Acceding States, observers from non-Contracting Parties and international organisations invited in accordance with the decision taken last year (CCAMLR-XXXVI, paragraphs 13.6 to 13.9) and further considerations in COMM CIRC 18/42.

      The Chair will introduce Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AM, Governor of Tasmania, who will address the meeting.

      2     Organisation of meeting

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

      2.1     Adoption of agenda

      The Preliminary Agendas for the Thirty-seventh Meeting of the Commission, the meeting of SCIC and the meeting of SCAF were prepared and distributed in accordance with Rule 15 of the Commission’s Rules of Procedure. Provisional Agendas, taking account of Members’ additions and comments on the Preliminary Agendas, will be distributed in September 2018 in accordance with Rule 17 of the Rules of Procedure.

      Following the opening of the meeting, the Chair will address procedural matters including the adoption of the Commission, SCIC and SCAF agendas and consideration of the Chair of SCAF (CCAMLR-XXXVI, paragraph 4.21) before adjourning the Commission to allow the Scientific Committee, SCAF and SCIC to carry out their work.

      2.2     Status of the Convention

      The Depository, Australia, will report on the status of the Convention.

      2.3     Chair’s Report
      3     Implementation and compliance

      The Commission will note submitted documents that have been considered by SCIC, and other documents relevant to this agenda item.

      CCAMLR-XXXVII/12 IUU fishing activity and trends in 2017/18 and IUU Vessel Lists
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/13 Rev. 1 CCAMLR Compliance Evaluation Procedure (CCEP) Summary Report
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/14 Ecuador – Request for the status of a non-Contracting Party (NCP) cooperating with CCAMLR by participating in the Catch Documentation Scheme (CDS) for Dissostichus spp.
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/18 Proposal to strengthen the monitoring and control of transhipments
      Delegation of the USA
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/25 2018 – France working paper proposal – Satellite surveillance in the CCAMLR area
      Delegation of France
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/26 EU proposal to amend Conservation Measure 10-06
      Delegation of the European Union
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/27 EU proposal to amend Conservation Measure 10-07
      Delegation of the European Union
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/28 EU proposal to amend Conservation Measure 10-10
      Delegation of the European Union
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/33 Proposed amendment to Conservation Measure 31-02
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/34 Information regarding the removal of the IUU-listed vessel Northern Warrior – submitted by the Republic of Angola
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/35 Submission of Singapore’s application for status as a non-Contracting Party (NCP) cooperating with CCAMLR by participating in the Catch Documentation Scheme (CDS)
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/37 Rev. 1 Report of the Standing Committee on Implementation and Compliance (SCIC)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/03 Trade data analysis – A report of trends and supply chains in CDS data
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/05 CCAMLR Compliance Evaluation Procedure (CCEP) – Implementation and reporting
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/07 NCP Engagement Strategy and review
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/08 Rev. 1 Annual report of global toothfish trade data
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/09 Implementation of the Catch Documentation Scheme (CDS)
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/14 Rev. 1 Trade data analysis – Reconciliation of CDS data with fine-scale catch and effort data
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/15 Reducing plastic pollution in the Southern Ocean
      Delegation of the United Kingdom
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/16 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s investigation report into late removal of fishing gear following fishery closure notification
      Delegation of the United Kingdom
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/18 Monitoring, control and surveillance undertaken by Chile during 2017/18 season
      Delegation of Chile
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/22 Consultation on Secretariat catch and effort monitoring: Secretariat proposals arising from the feedback from Members
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/30 Informations sur la pêche INN dans les zones économiques exclusives (ZEE) françaises de Kerguelen et Crozet et dans la zone statistique 58 de la CCAMLR
      Délégation française
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/33 New Zealand investigation reports into late removal of fishing gear following the fishery closure notifications
      Delegation of New Zealand
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/34 CCAMLR inspections undertaken by New Zealand from HMNZS Otago during 2017/18
      Delegation of New Zealand
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/35 Full steam ahead for the Polar Code – developing safety measures for fishing vessels and implementation of marine mammal avoidance measures
      Submitted by ASOC
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/37 Closing the gaps in CCAMLR’s oversight of at-sea transhipments in the Convention Area
      Submitted by ASOC
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/42 Rev. 1 Support to CAMLR to identify and deter illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities that undermine the objective of the CCAMLR Convention – Interim Report
      Submitted by INTERPOL
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/47 INTERPOL technical report on fishing gear evidence collection
      CCAMLR Secretariat on behalf of INTERPOL
      3.1     Advice from SCIC
      3.2     Provisional CCAMLR Compliance Report

      The Chair of SCIC will introduce the Provisional CCAMLR Compliance Report as agreed by SCIC. The 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 Conservation Measure 10-10, paragraph 3(iii).

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

      3.3     Proposed NCP-IUU and CP-IUU Vessel Lists

      The Chair of SCIC will introduce the Proposed non-Contracting Party (NCP)-IUU Vessel List and the Proposed Contracting Party (CP)-IUU Vessel List as agreed by SCIC following the consideration of information provided in accordance with CM 10-06 and CM 10-07.

      The Commission shall consider any recommendation by SCIC for the removal of vessels from either List.

      The Commission shall approve an NCP-IUU Vessel List and CP-IUU Vessel List for 2018/19.

      3.4     Current level of IUU fishing

      The Commission will consider the advice and recommendations of Scientific Committee (Agenda Item 7) and SCIC (Agenda Item 5) in respect of IUU fishing trends and activity.

      The Commission will agree revised NCP-IUU and CP-IUU Lists.

      3.5     Fishery notifications
      4     Administration and Finance

      The Commission will note submitted documents that have been considered by SCAF, and other submitted documents relevant to this agenda item.

      CCAMLR-XXXVII/03 Examination of the audited financial statements for 2017
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/04 Review of the 2018 Budget, Draft 2019 Budget and Forecast Budget for 2020
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/05 Executive Secretary’s Report, 2018, including Fourth Year Implementation Report for the Secretariat’s Strategic Plan (2015–2018)
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/06 CCAMLR Secretariat Strategic Plan 2019–2022
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/07 Changes to the Financial Regulations proposed by the ICG on Sustainable Financing, including the setting up of a Working Capital Fund
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/08 Rev. 1 Changes to the notification fees for new and exploratory and krill fisheries
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/09 Proposal for a new budget layout
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/17 Report on the 2018 Intersessional Correspondence Group on Sustainable Finance
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/21 Rev. 1 CCAMLR Staffing and Salary Strategy (2019–2022)
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/36 Report of the Standing Committee on Administration and Finance (SCAF)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/02 Rev. 1 Review of CCAMLR Regulations for International Staff against the ICSCS and Comparator Organisations
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/04 Description of the General Fund Budget
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/13 Revision to the Staff Regulations
      Executive Secretary
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/28 Korea's voluntary contribution to Commission funds
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/29 The third follow-up to the cases regarding the Southern Ocean and Hong Jin 701
      Delegation of the Republic of Korea
      4.1     Advice from SCAF

      The Chair of SCAF will introduce the report of the meeting of SCAF.

      Under this agenda item the Commission will consider all advice arising from the SCAF report that is not elsewhere addressed in this Commission agenda, including advice on the Secretariat’s Strategic Plan and Staffing Strategy.

      4.2     CCAMLR Intersessional Correspondence Group on Sustainable Financing

      The Chair of SCAF will introduce the report of the CCAMLR Intersessional Correspondence Group on Sustainable Financing including recommendations of the Group for consideration by the Commission.

      4.3     Review of the 2018 budget, 2019 budget and forecast budget for 2020

      The Chair of SCAF will report on the status of the 2018 budget and introduce the forecast budget for 2019 as agreed by SCAF.

      The Commission will consider advice and recommendations from SCIC and the Scientific Committee in respect of the 2019 budget and forecast budget for 2020.

      The Commission will adopt a budget for 2019 and note a forecast budget for 2020.

      5     Management of marine resources
      5.1     Advice from the Scientific Committee

      The Chair of the Scientific Committee will introduce the report of the Thirty-seventh Meeting of the Scientific Committee.

      Under this agenda item the Commission will consider all advice arising from the Scientific Committee report that is not elsewhere addressed in this Commission agenda.

      5.2     Harvested species

      The Commission will consider the advice and recommendations of the Scientific Committee in relation to harvesting of krill and fish as well as any proposals for new fisheries.

      5.2.1     Krill resources

      The Commission will consider the advice of the Scientific Committee in respect of the status and trends in the krill fishery in 2017/18, the development of assessments of krill stock status and feedback management taking into account the role of krill in the ecosystem, and consideration of management measures such as catch limits. The Committee may recommend changes to existing, or new, conservation measures relating to krill fishery management.

      Members will be invited to inform the Commission of relevant developments and trends in krill fisheries in the Convention Area.

      5.2.2     Fish resources

      The Commission will consider the advice of the Scientific Committee in respect of the progress of status and trends of established, exploratory and research finfish fisheries in 2017/18, assessments of the status of targeted finfish stocks, and the management of finfish fisheries, including consideration of catch limits. The Committee may recommend changes to existing, or new, Conservation Measures relating to finfish fishery management.

      Members will be invited to inform the Commission of relevant developments and trends in finfish fisheries in the Convention Area.

      5.2.3     New fisheries

      The Chair of the Scientific Committee will report any proposals for new fisheries.

      5.3     Non-target species
      5.3.1     Fish and invertebrates

      The Commission will consider the advice of the Scientific Committee in respect of the status and trends of fish and invertebrate species caught as by-catch in CCAMLR fisheries. The Committee may recommend catch limits and other changes to existing or new conservation measures.

      5.3.2     Seabirds and mammals

      The Commission will consider the advice of the Scientific Committee in respect of the status, trends and effectiveness of mitigation measures for birds and mammals caught incidentally in CCAMLR fisheries. The Committee may recommend changes to existing or new conservation measures.

      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/BG/05 Features of chronology and breeding success of Pygoscelis papua and Pygoscelis adeliae penguins in the Wilhelm Archipelago (CCAMLR Subarea 48.1)
      I.V. Dykyy, G.P. Milinevsky, O.L. Savitsky, D.G. Lutsenko, P.B. Khoetsky, M.F. Veselsky, V.M. Smagol, A.O. Dzhulay, J.V. Tsaryk, K.M. Nazaruk, A.T. Zatushevsky, A.O. Simon and M.A. Telipska
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/BG/06 Pygoscelis penguin census in the Vernadsky Antarctic station area
      V.M. Smagol, A.O. Dzhulay, I.V. Dykyy, G.P. Milinevsky and E.O. Dykyy
      SC-CAMLR-XXXVII/BG/20 CEMP cameras data validation experiment at the Galindez Island gentoo colonies
      A. Dzhulay, V. Smagol, G. Milinevsky, I. Dykyy, A. Simon, M. Telipska, E. Dykyy, L. Pshenichnov and A. Grytsai
      5.3.3     Bottom fishing and vulnerable marine ecosystems

      The Commission will consider the advice of the Scientific Committee in respect of the impact of CCAMLR fisheries on vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs), and the status of existing declared VMEs and other mitigation measures implemented in conservation measures. The Committee may recommend changes to existing or new conservation measures.

      5.3.4     Scientific research under Conservation Measure 24-01

      The Commission will consider the advice of the Scientific Committee on activities conducted in 2017/18 and research proposals submitted for 2018/19 under Conservation Measure (CM) 24-01 (Application of conservation measures to scientific research). The implementation of CM 24-05 will also be reviewed.

      6.1     Review of existing marine protected areas (MPAs)

      The Commission will review the implementation of existing marine protected areas (MPAs) and their management plans. The Commission will consider the advice of the Scientific Committee on the implementation of Research and Monitoring Plans.

      6.2     Review of proposals for new MPAs
      7     CCAMLR Scheme of International Scientific Observation
      8     Impacts of climate change on the conservation of Antarctic marine living resources

      The Commission shall consider the advice and recommendations of the Scientific Committee and the Intersessional Correspondence Group (ICG) on Climate Change impacts in respect of the conservation of Antarctic marine living resources.

      9     Conservation measures
      9.1     Review of existing measures

      The Commission shall consider the advice and recommendations of SCIC, SCAF and the Scientific Committee in respect of existing conservation measures, policies, guidelines and resolutions and shall adopt a Schedule of Conservation Measures in Force for 2018/19.

      9.2     Consideration of new measures and other conservation requirements

      The Commission shall consider the advice and recommendations of SCIC, SCAF and the Scientific Committee in respect of proposals for new conservation measures, policies, guidelines or resolutions and shall adopt a Schedule of Conservation Measures in Force for 2018/19.

      10     Implementation of Convention objectives
      10.1     Objectives of the Convention

      In 1996, the Commission agreed that reflection on the objectives of the Convention is 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, such as in respect of CCAMLR’s regulatory framework that commenced at CCAMLR-XXXIV (paragraphs 9.11 to 9.21) and continued at CCAMLR-XXXV (paragraphs 9.22 to 9.27).

      10.2     Second performance review

      At CCAMLR-XXXV, the Commission agreed to undertake a second performance review (CCAMLR-XXXV, paragraphs 9.5 to 9.11 and Annex 8). At CCAMLR-XXXVI, the Panel presented the report of the Second Performance Review. The Commission will review progress with actions recommended by the Panel.

      10.3     Capacity building

      The Commission will review the advice of SCAF and the Scientific Committee in respect of initiatives aimed at increasing capacity of Members and Contracting Parties to implement the objectives of the Convention.

      The Chair of the Scientific Committee will report on capacity building activities, including in relation to the CCAMLR General Science Capacity Fund, the CEMP Special Fund and the CCAMLR Scientific Scholarship Scheme.

      CCAMLR-XXXVII/02 Rev. 1 A proposal for a mechanism to support the implementation of the proposed General Capacity Building Fund
      Delegations of Australia, New Zealand, Norway, the Republic of Korea and the United Kingdom
      11     Cooperation with the Antarctic Treaty System and international organisations
      11.1     Cooperation with the Antarctic Treaty System

      The Executive Secretary represented CCAMLR at the Forty-first Antarctic Treaty Consultative Party Meeting (ATCM XLI, 13 to 18 May 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina). 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 2019.

      11.2     Cooperation with international organisations
      11.2.1     Reports of observers from international organisations

      The following international organisations have been invited to attend CCAMLR-XXXVII as observers: ACAP, CCSBT, CEP, CITES, COMNAP, FAO, IATTC, ICCAT, IOC, IUCN, IWC, South East Asia RPOA-IUU, SCAR, SCOR, SEAFO, SIOFA, SPRFMO, UNEP and WCPFC. The following non-governmental organisations have also been invited to attend CCAMLR-XXXVII: ARK, ASOC, COLTO and Oceanites Inc.

      Observer 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 either at the Scientific Committee or the Commission. The Commission will note relevant Observer Reports where appropriate in the Scientific Committee report.

      11.2.2     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 2017/18 meetings of various international organisations (CCAMLR-XXXVI, paragraph 10.11 and Table 1) will be received.

      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/11 Calendar of meetings of relevance to the Commission in 2018/19
      CCAMLR Secretariat
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/19 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Australia) to the Fifth Meeting of the Parties of the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) (Phuket, Thailand, 25 to 29 June 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (Australia)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/20 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Australia) to the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) (Bangkok, Thailand, 21 to 25 May 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (Australia)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/25 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Argentina) to the Sixth Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (MoP6) (Skukuza, Krüger National Park, South Africa, 7 to 11 May 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (Argentina)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/31 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (EU) to the Annual Meeting of the Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) (San Diego, USA, 24 to 30 August 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (EU)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/32 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (EU) to the Annual Meeting of the South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (SEAFO) (Swakopmund, Namibia, 27 to 30 November 2017)
      CCAMLR Observer (EU)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/41 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (USA) to the 25th Regular Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) (Marrakech, Morocco, 14 to 21 November 2017)
      CCAMLR Observer (USA)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/43 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Republic of Korea) to the Fourteenth Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) (Manila, Philippines, 3 to 7 December 2017)
      CCAMLR Observer (Republic of Korea)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/44 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Japan) to the 67th Meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) (Florianopolis, Brazil, 10 to 14 September 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (Japan)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/45 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (Chile) to the Sixth Meeting of the Commission of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO) (Lima, Peru, 30 January to 3 February 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (Chile)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/46 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (USA) to the 40th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) (Tallinn, Estonia, 17 to 21 September 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (USA)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/48 Report from the CCAMLR observer (Norway) to the 36th annual meeting of the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) (London, United Kingdom, 13 to 17 November 2017)
      CCAMLR Observer (Norway)
      CCAMLR-XXXVII/BG/49 Report from the CCAMLR Observer (New Zealand) to the 25th Annual Meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT) (Nouméa, New Caledonia, 15 to 16 October 2018)
      CCAMLR Observer (New Zealand)
      11.2.3     Cooperation with RFMOs
      12     Other business
      13     Administrative matters
      13.1     Election of officers

      The following appointments require the consideration of the Commission at CCAMLR-XXXVII: the Chair of the Commission for the 2019 and 2020 meetings, the Chair of SCIC, the Vice-Chair of SCIC, the Chair of SCAF and the Vice-Chair of SCAF.

      13.2     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-XXXVIII will be identified.

      13.3     Next meeting

      The date of the Thirty-eighth Meeting of the Commission will be decided.

      14     Report of the Thirty-seventh Meeting of the Commission

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

      15     Close of the meeting

      The meeting is scheduled to close at 1600 h on Friday, 2 November 2018.

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