20th Regular Session of the Technical and Compliance Committee

Agenda Item 9.6 Review data access and data exchange arrangements


Update to be provided by the Secretariat on the progress to establish transhipment activity, observer reports, and carrier vessel data exchange arrangements with the following RFMOs: IATTC, IOTC, CCSBT, SPRFMO and NPFC (WCPFC20 Summary Report, paragraph 597)

The Secretariat requests that TCC20 also consider reviewing the WCPFC’s Rules for Data Protection, Access and Dissemination to check that they adequately supports relevant CCMs in their implementation of CMM 2017-02 Port State Minimum Standards (or its replacement) and/or the FAO Port State Measures Agreement.