64th Annual Meeting of the International Whaling Commission
Friday 8th June 2012 to Friday 6th July 2012
IWC 64 Documents
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IWC ANNUAL MEETING IWC64, PANAMA CITY, PANAMA, 2012
|Press releases for IWC64 can be viewed here|
The 64th Annual Meeting of the International Whaling Commission and the associated meetings of its Scientific Committee and other sub-groups will take place in Panama City, Panama from 11 June – 6 July 2012.
The venue for the meetings will be the El Panama Hotel and Convention Centre:
The timetable for the meetings is provided below. The Scientific Committee will meet from 11-23 June and is currently scheduled to be preceded by one pre-meeting on Marine Renewable Energy Developments and Cetaceans. The full set of Commission sub-groups will meet from 25-28 June, and the Commission plenary will take place 2-6 July. Further details relating to hotel booking, delegation offices and document submission will appear here in due course.
The Government of Panama has kindly supplied the following information on visa entry requirements:
The Secretariat is currently establishing contact with the Government of the USA to obtain visa information for IWC/64 delegates wishing to travel to Panama via the USA. These travellers may need to apply for a visa waiver via the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) provided by the Department of Homeland Security.
SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS
(and pre-meeting on Marine Renewable Energy Developments & Cetaceans)
|4||Mon||11 June||Scientific Committee Opening Plenary||Reading|
|5||Tue||12 June||Sub-committee introductions||Reading|
|17||Sun||24 June||Scientific Committee Convenors Meeting & Delegate registration for IWC64|
|22||Fri||29 June||Committee Report Preparation|
|23||Sat||30 June||Committee Report Translation|
|24||Sun||01 July||Private meeting of Commissioners|
64th Annual Commission Meeting
|WKM&AWI||Working Group on Whale Killing Methods and Associated Welfare Issues|
|ASW||Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling Sub-committee|
|BSC||Budgetary Sub-committee (not open to GO/IGO/NGO observers)|
|F&A||Finance and Administration Committee (not open to GO/IGO/NGO observers)|
|OBS||Working Group to consider the role of observers at meetings of the Commission|