International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Conseil international pour l'exploration de la mer (CIEM)
Consejo Internacional para la Exploración del Mar (CIEM)
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 Jul 1968. Protocol to the Convention adopted 13 Aug 1970, in force 12 Nov 1975. Statutes registered in 'UNTS 1/9344'.
Meet societal needs for impartial evidence on the state and sustainable use of our seas and oceans.
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Statutory Meeting (annual); Annual Science Conference. Council; Bureau of the Council; Committees (3); Working, Study, Planning, Steering and Workshops; Strategic Initiatives; Council Secretariat, headed by General Secretary.
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