Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC)

Commission Asie-Pacifique des pêches
Comisión de Pesca para Asia-Pacifico (CPAP)

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History

9 Nov 1948, with the title Indo-Pacific Fisheries Council (IPFC) -- Conseil Indo-Pacifique des pêches, on coming into force of an agreement formulated 26 Feb 1948, Baguio (Philippines). Establishment approved at 4th Session of the Conference of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), 1948. Agreement amended: 1961, at 9th Session; 1-5 Nov 1976, Colombo (Sri Lanka), at 17th session, when title changed to Indo-Pacific Fishery Commission -- Commission Indo-Pacifique des pêches (CIPP) -- Comisión de Pesca del Indo-Pacifico, changes being approved at 72nd Session of FAO Council, 8-11 Nov 1977, Rome (Italy); Dec 1993, Bangkok (Thailand), at 24th Session, when current title adopted and subsidiary bodies restructured, changes being approved at 107th Session of FAO Council, 15-24 Nov 1994, Rome. Rules of Procedure adopted Mar 1949, at first session; revised 1961, at 9th Session; and amended at 12th, 16th, 17th and 18th Sessions.

Aims

Promote full and proper utilization of living aquatic resources by development and management of fishing and culture operations, and by development of related processing and marketing activities in conformity with the objectives of members in the Asia-Pacific area.

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Research and development; guidance/assistance/consulting; events/meetings; training/education.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 26 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 21 countries
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Subjects *

  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • FAO Bodies
    • Fisheries

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 14: Life Below Water

UIA Org ID

E1023

Last News Received

23. Sep 2015
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