Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission (WECAFC)

Commission des pêches pour l'Atlantique centre-Ouest (COPACO)
Comisión de Pesca para el Atlantico Centro-Occidental (COPACO)

Search Open Yearbook

This information is part of the Open Yearbook, a free service of UIA's subscription-based Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO). It includes profiles of non-profit organizations working worldwide in all fields of activity. The information contained in the profiles and search functionality of this free service are limited.

The full-featured Yearbook of International Organizations (YBIO) includes over 72,500 organization profiles, additional information in the profiles, sophisticated search functionality and data export. For more information about YBIO, please click here or contact us.

The UIA is a leading provider of information about international non-profit organizations. The aim of the Open Yearbook is to promote the activities of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs).

Contact Details

URL: http://www.fao.org/fishery/rfb/wecafc/en

Available with paid subscription only.

Founded

1973

History

Established 1973, by Resolution 4/61 of the Council of B-XB0971 - FAO, under Article VI(1) of the FAO Constitution. States amended by FAO Council at its 74th Session, Dec 1978, and by the 131st Session, Nov 2006.

Aims

Promote the effective conservation, management and development of living marine resources of the area of competence of the Commission, in accordance with the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries; address common problems of fisheries management and development faced by members.

Events

22 past events available with paid subscription only.

Activities

Available with paid subscription only.

Structure

Commission (meets every 2 years), comprising all members. Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) of 5 scientists. Working Groups (4): Shrimp and Groundfish Fisheries in the Brazil-Guianas Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem; Caribbean Spiny Lobster; Queen Conch and Flying Fish; Anchored Fish Attracting Devices in the Lesser Antilles. Secretariat provided by FAO Subregional Office for the Caribbean (SLC).

Languages

Available with paid subscription only.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Available with paid subscription only.

Publications

Available with paid subscription only.

Members

Available with paid subscription only.

Type I Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Type II Classification

Available with paid subscription only.

Subjects *

Available with paid subscription only.

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XE3487

Last News

2006

* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

You are viewing an organization profile from the Yearbook of International Organizations Online.
← return to your search page to find additional profiles.
Terms of Use

UIA allows users to access and make use of the information contained in its Databases for the user’s internal use and evaluation purposes only. A user may not re-package, compile, re-distribute or re-use any or all of the UIA Databases or the data* contained therein without prior permission from the UIA.

Data from database resources may not be extracted or downloaded in bulk using automated scripts or other external software tools not provided within the database resources themselves. If your research project or use of a database resource will involve the extraction of large amounts of text or data from a database resource, please contact us for a customized solution.

UIA reserves the right to block access for abusive use of the Database.

* Data shall mean any data and information available in the Database including but not limited to: raw data, numbers, images, names and contact information, logos, text, keywords, and links.