International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Conseil international pour l'exploration de la mer (CIEM)
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1902-07-22 Copenhagen Denmark
Established by Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Russia and UK, to carry out oceanographic research programmes adopted at intergovernmental conferences held in 1899, Stockholm (Sweden), and 1901, Kristiania (Norway).
Revised convention signed 12 Sep 1964, in force from 22 July 1968. Protocol to the Convention adopted 13 Aug 1970, in force 12 Nov 1975.
Statutes registered in 'UNTS 1/9344'.
Advance and share scientific understanding of marine ecosystems and the services they provide; generate state-of-the-art advice for meeting conservation, management and sustainability goals.
Events2024-06-03 | Yokohama, Japan – International Marine Socio-Ecological Symposium (MSEAS)
2024-03-17 | Hobart, TAS Australia – Zooplankton Production Symposium (ZPS)
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Council (annual meeting of Member Countries); Bureau; Finance Committee; Advisory Committee (ACOM); Science Committee (SCICOM); Steering Groups; Secretariat, headed by General Secretary.
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