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(Updated 30 April 2004)

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LIST OF DOCUMENTS

Following is a complete listing of official documents of the Preparatory Conference issued to date. 

SYMBOL

TITLE

  

DATE OF ISSUE

WCPFC/PrepCon/1

Opening Statement by the Chairman (PrepCon 1)

 

23 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/2

Agenda

 

23 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/3

Terms of Reference for Working Group I:  Organizational Structure, Budget and Financial Contributions

 

25 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/4

Terms of Reference for Working Group II: Scientific Structure and Provision of Interim Scientific Advice

 

25 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/5

Summary report by the Chairman of Working Group I

 

28 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/6

Summary report by the chairman of Working Group II

 

28 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/7

Statement by the members of the Forum Fisheries Committee

 

28 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/8

Decision on future arrangements for the preparatory Conference and arrangements for an interim secretariat

 

28 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/9

Statement of the Chairman on the work of the Preparatory Conference during its first session

 

28 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/10

Report of the Chairman on the outcome of informal consultations on agenda item XI: ‘Mechanisms to promote participation’.

 

25 Feb 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/11

Opening remarks by the Chairman (PrepCon 2)

 

25 Feb 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/12

Decision of the Preparatory Conference relating to participation in the work of the Conference.

 

25 Feb 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/13

Terms of Reference for Working Group III: Monitoring, control and surveillance

 

1 Mar 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/14

Summary report by the Chairman of Working Group I at the second session of the Preparatory Conference

 

25 Feb 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/15

Summary report by the Chairman of Working Group II at the second session of the Preparatory Conference

 

1 Mar 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/16

Statement of the Chairman on the work of the Preparatory Conference during its second session

 

1 Mar 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/17

Report of the Scientific Coordinating Group (SCG)

 

6 Aug 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/18

Opening remarks by the Chairman of the Preparatory Conference at the third session

 

18 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/19

Summary report by the Chairman of Working Group I at the third session of the Preparatory Conference

 

22 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/20

Summary report by the Chairman of Working Group II at the third session of the Preparatory Conference

 

22 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/21

Summary report by the Chairman of Working Group III at the third session of the Preparatory Conference

 

22 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/22

Resolution relating to IUU fishing and limits on fishing capacity

 

22 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/23

Statement of the Chairman on the work of the Preparatory Conference during its third session

 

22 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/24 Opening remarks by the Chairman of the Preparatory Conference at its Fourth Session   5 May 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/25 Summary Report by the Chair of  Working Group I to the Fourth Session of the Preparatory Conference    9 May 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/26 Summary Report by the Chairman of Working Group III to the Fourth Session of the Conference   9 May 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/27 Statement of the Chairman on the Work of the Preparatory Conference during its fourth session   
WCPFC/PrepCon/28 Report of the second meeeting of the Scientific Coordinationg Group (SCG2    6 Aug 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/29 Review of progress in the Preparatory Conference and identification of priority issues prior to entry into force of the Convention    15 Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/30 Opening remarks by the Chairman to the fifth session of the Preparatory Conference    29 Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/31 Summary report by the Chair of Working Group I to the fifth session of the Preparatory Conference    3 Oct 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/32 Summary report by the Chair of Working Group II to the fifth session of the Preparatory Conference    3 Oct 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/33 Summary report by the Chair of Working Group III to the fifth session of the Preparatory Conference    3 Oct 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/34 Resolution in response to the recommendations of the second meeting of the Scientific Coordinating Group on sustainable fisheries management    3 Oct 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/35 Statement of the Chairman on the work of the Preparatory Conference during its fifth session    3 Oct 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/36 Opening Remarks by the Chairman of the Preparatory Conference at its Sixth Session    19 Apr 2004
WCPFC/PrepCon/37 Working Group I: Organizational structure, Budget and Financial Contributions    23 Apr 2004
WCPFC/PrepCon/38 Working Group II: Scientific Structure and Provision of Interim Scientific Advice    23 Apr 2004
WCPFC/PrepCon/39 Working Group III: Monitoring, Control and Surveillance    23 Apr 2004
WCPFC/PrepCon/40 Statement of the Chairman on the work of the Preparatory Conference during its Sixth Session    23 Apr 2004
Working Papers

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.1/

Rev.4

Draft Rules of Procedure of the Commission

 

6 Aug 2003

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.2/
Rev 1

Revised Draft Financial Regulations of the Commission for the conservation and management of highly migratory fish stocks in the western and central Pacific Ocean

 

25 Aug 2003

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.3

Service needs of the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean and options and secretariat structures for the delivery of such services

 

13 Feb 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.4

Options for funding the service needs of the Commission

 

13 Feb 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.5

Preparatory Conference Organizational Fund and Preparatory Conference Secretariat

 

19 Feb 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.6

WG.III, Needs of the Commission with respect to MCS

 

3 Oct 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.7

WG.I, Indicative costs for a Commission secretariat and related issues

 

23 Oct 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.8

WG.I, Application of cost recovery principles to the provision of Comission services

 

31 Oct 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.9

WG.II, Review of ecosystem-bycatch issues for the Western Central Pacific

 

13 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.10

WG.II, Review of data standards, technical capabilities and data sharing policies for the WCP region.

 

13 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.10/

Corr.1

WG.II, Review of data standards, technical capabilities and data sharing policies for the WCP region, Corrigendum.

 

15 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.11
Rev 1

Report on Status of Preparatory Conference Organizational Fund and Preparatory Conference Secretariat

 

11 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.11
Add. 1
Report on Status of Preparatory Conference Organizational Fund and Preparatory Conference Secretariat   29 Sept 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.11
Rev 1 Add. 2
Preparatory Conference Organizational Fund and Preparatory Conference Secretariat   19 Apr 2004

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.12

Cooperation with IATTC

 

3 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.13
Rev. 1
WG.1, Formula for assessments of contributions to the budget of the Commission   17 Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.14
Rev. 1
Draft Procedures for Boarding and Inspection pursuant to the Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean   10 Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.15 Rev 1 Review of data standards for the Western and Central Pacific Region   Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.15 Add 1 Capacity of Pacific Island Countries and Territories to meet the likely data requirements of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission   Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.16 Rev 1 An investigation of technical capabilities and data security and confidentiality policies for the Western and Central Pacific Region   Jun 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.17 Draft guidelines for the rights, duties and responsibilities for observers, captains and crew   Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.18 Background paper on possible components for regional vessel and gear marking systems   Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.19 Draft provisional agenda for the first meeting of the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean   Mar 2004
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.20 Working Group 1 (Organizational Structure, Budget and Financial Contributions): Provisional budget and scheme of contributions for the Commission in its first years of operation   Mar 2004
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.21 Process for appointment of an executive director for the Commission   Mar 2004
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.22 Working Group II: Provisional annotated agenda and guide to discussions at PrepCon VI   Mar 2004
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.23 Discussion paper on the institutional options for VMS cooperation among the parties to the Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean   Apr 2004
WCPFC/PrepCon/WP.24 Management Options for Bigeye and Yellowfin Tuna in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean   Apr 2004

 Papers submitted by delegations (DP)

WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.1

Arrangements for Future Preparatory Conferences, 11 April 2001 (New Zealand)

 

11 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.2

Draft Scheme of Contributions to the Budget (Chinese Taipei)

 

 

WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.3

Draft Rules of Procedure for the Commission and its Subsidiary Bodies, 25 April 2001 (United States)

 

25 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.4

System for Providing Interim Scientific Advice, 25 April 2001 (United States)

 

25 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.5

Paper on Participation of Territories, 26 April 2001 (New Zealand)

 

26 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.6

Proposed Agenda Item X (bis): Mechanism to Secure Full Participation (United States)

 

23 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.7

Paper on Participation of Territories, 26 February 2002 (France)

 

26 Feb 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.8

IUU Fishing (Japan)

  

19 Nov 2002

WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.9

Financial Regulations (Korea)

   15 Apr 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.10 Proposal from FFA Members on the Recognition of the Special Requirements of Developing States    9 May 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.11 Report on the Progress in the Measures to eliminate IUU Large Scale Tuna Longline Fishing Vessels    9 May 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.12 Fact Sheet Presented by Japanese Delegation on Expansion of Fishing Capacity of Purse Seiners in the Western Central Pacific    9 May 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.13 Statement by the United States of America    9 May 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.14 Korea's Views on the Current Fishing Capacity in the WCPO    9 May 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.15 Response by Chinese Taipei to Fact Sheet presented by Japan    9 May 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.16 Submission by the Delegation of Japan    6 Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.17 Submission by the Delegation of Japan    7 Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.18 Northern Committee Proposal: Views of the United States    7 Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.19 Statement by the Russian Federation    29 Sep 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.20 Comments by the Republic of Korea on the formula for the scheme of contributions (Republic of Korea)    1 Oct 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.21 Comments by the Republic of Korea on the draft Financial Regulations (Republic of Korea)    1 Oct 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.22 Proposal by the Russian Federation to rule 35 of the revised draft rules of procedure (Russian Federation)    3 Oct 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.23 Harmonised minimum terms and conditions for foreign fishing vessel access (MTCS)    3 Oct 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.24

 

Chinese Taipei response to Japanese paper on the estimate on impact as a result of increase in fishing effort by super super purse-seiners in the Western and Central Pacific   3 Oct 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.25

 

Chinese Taipei's proposal for the establishment of an ad hoc Damages Review Panel and suggested provisions   3 Oct 2003
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.26 Proposal on record of fishing vessels    22 Mar 2004
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.27 Draft WCPFC BigEye Tuna statistical document programme   22 Mar 2004
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.28 European Community contribution to the discussions on a record of fishing vessels   30 Mar 04
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.29 Information paper on expansion of fishing capacity in the WCPFC area during the Preparatory Conference Process   17 Apr 04
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.30 FFA members contribution to the Commission's record for vessels and authorization to fish   19 Apr 04
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.31 Options for VMS cooperation among the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation and the Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean   20 Apr 04
WCPFC/PrepCon/DP.32 Information Paper on the Translation of the Convention into French   23 Apr 2004

 Background Papers (BP)

WCPF/PrepCon/BP.1/Rev.10

Status of the Convention

 

19 Apr 2004

WCPF/PrepCon/BP.2

Draft Rules of Procedure for the Preparatory Conference

 

19 Apr 2001

WCPF/PrepCon/BP.3

Draft Rules of Procedure for the Commission (including Annex)

 

19 Apr 2001

WCPF/PrepCon/BP.4

Draft Rules and Regulations concerning Financial Management and Internal Administration of the Commission

 

19 Apr 2001

WCPF/PrepCon/BP.5

Provision of Interim Scientific Advice

  

19 Apr 2001

WCPF/PrepCon/BP.6

Draft Organizational Structure of the Commission (including Annex)

 

19 Apr 2001

WCPF/PrepCon/BP.7

Draft Budget for the First financial period of the Commission

 

19 Apr 2001

WCPF/PrepCon/BP.8

Draft Scheme of Contributions to the Budget

 

19 Apr 2001

WCPF/PrepCon/BP.9

Draft Provisional Agenda for the First Meeting of the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific

 

19 Apr 2001

WCPFC/PrepCon/BP.10*

Agenda Item XI: Mechanisms to promote participation (Note by the Chairman)

 

25 Feb 2002

 

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