2022 RFMO HS Calendar


Schedule of harvest strategy-related meetings at the tuna-RFMOs. Last updated January 10, 2021.

DatetRFMOMeeting
16-18 FebruaryIOTCWorking Party on the Implementation of Conservation and Management Measures
1-4 MarchICCATIntersessional Meeting of Panel 2 (including BFT MSE)
7-10 MarchIOTCMSE Task Force
14-17 MarchIOTCTechnical Committee on Allocation Criteria (TCAC) 1st meeting
21 Mar – 1 AprilICCATAtlantic Swordfish Data Preparatory Meeting (including N-SWO MSE)
18-26 AprilICCATEastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Bluefin Tuna Data Preparatory Meeting
3-6 MayICCATMeeting of the BFT MSE Technical Working Group
9 MayICCATSecond Intersessional Meeting of Panel 2 on Bluefin Tuna MSE
13-14 MayIOTCTechnical Committee on Mangement Procedures (TCMP)
19-20 MayICCATMeeting of the Tropical Tunas MSE Technical Group
23-27 MayICCATSkipjack Stock Assessment Meeting
30 May – 3 JuneIOTCWorking Party on Tropical Tunas – data preparation (WPTT-DP)
20-29 JuneICCATAtlantic Swordfish Stock Assessment Meeting
30 June – 1 JulyICCATIntersessional Meeting of Panel 1
4-8 JulyIOTCWoring Party on Neritic Tunas (WPNT)
4-12 JulyICCATEastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Bluefin Tuna Stock Assessment Meeting
25-29 JulyIOTCWorking Party on Temperate Tunas (WPTmT)
10-18 AugustWCPFCScientific Committee
19-22 AugustWCPFCScience-Management Dialogue Group
5-9 SeptICCATMeeting of the BFT MSE Technical Working Group
12-15 SeptemberIOTCWorking Party on Billish (WPB)
19-24 SeptemberICCATSCRS Species Group Meetings
26 September – 3 OctoberICCATICCAT SCRS Plenary
10-13 OctoberIOTCTechnical Committee on Allocation Criteria (TCAC) 2nd meeting
14 OctoberICCAT3rd Intersessional Meeting of Panel 2 on BFT MSE
19-21 OctoberIOTCWorking Party on Methods (WPM)
24-29 OctoberIOTCWorking Party on Tropical Tunas (WPTT)
13 NovemberICCATIntersessional Meeting of Panel 4
14-21 NovemberICCATICCAT Annual Meeting
30 November – 2 DecemberIOTCWorking Party on Data Collection and Statistics (WPDCS)
5-9 DecemberIOTCScientific Committee
TBD DecemberWCPFCWCPFC Annual Meeting

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