International Whaling Commission (IWC)
Commission baleinière internationale (CBI)
Comisión Ballenera Internacional
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1946-12-02 Washington DC USA
Established under the T-XT4628 - International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, which came into force 10 Nov 1948, and which contains the regulations governing the actual operations of whaling by the nationals of Contracting Governments. These may be amended by the Commission.
Provide for proper conservation of whales and the management of whaling.
Events2022-10-13 | Portoroz, Slovenia – Biennial Meeting
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Commission (meets every 2 years). Committees/Sub-Committees/Working Groups (6). Any Government may adhere to the Convention by notification in writing to the Depository Government (USA). Meetings attended by observers from more than 100 accredited non-governmental organisations as well as media.
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