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IWC67 | Florianopolis, Brazil

Tuesday 4th September 2018 to Friday 14th September 2018


Meeting venue and timetable

The venue will be Costao do Santinho Resort, Florianopolis, Brazil. The hotel is full-board.

Day Time Meeting
Tuesday 4 Sept


Bureau Meeting
Wednesday 5 Sept


Operational Effectiveness WG

Thursday 6 Sept 09:00 Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling Sub-committee

Working Group on Whale Killing Methods and Welfare Issues


Budgetary Sub-committee

Friday 7 Sept 08:00-09:00

Infractions Sub-Committee

  09:00-17:00 Conservation Committee
Saturday 8 Sept 09:00-17:00 Finance and Administration Sub-Committee
  tbc Bureau Meeting
Sunday 9 Sept 10:00-15:00 Private Commissioners’ Meeting
  15:00-17:00 Bureau Meeting
  15:00-17:00 Credentials Committee Meeting
Monday-Friday 10-14 Sept  

67th Annual Commission Meeting

(Opening Session starts at 10.00am)


Visa requirements  

The following website explains the general process for obtaining a visa to Brazil:

Visas can be pre-authorized, you will need contact and provide:

  1. Full name
  2. Nationality
  3. Status (whether the applicant is a government official or a diplomat, for example)
  4. The name/location of the Brazilian Embassy or Brazilian Consular Office where the participant will apply for the visa
  5. Type of travel document (e.g. passport, civil identity card etc)
  6. Number of travel document (if available)

Please note that nationals from Australia, Canada (starting from 18/01/2018), Japan (starting from 11/01/2018) and the US (starting from 25/01/2018) who hold ordinary passports may apply for their visa electronically at

Download: Visa Requirements



01/06/2018 | IWC67 Draft Agendas

Meeting documents are available via our portal, a login will be required.

For your information, the Report of the 66th Meeting (2016) can be found online via our archive.

Paper copies of documents will not be provided at the meeting


Video Stream

We will be running a live online video stream. Due to external factors, such as internet connection, we cannot guarantee its reliability.

The live stream and any recordings can be viewed via

Please note: these links may change without notice - as explained above, due to factors beyond our control we are unable to guarantee reliability.



Details will be released in due course.


Hotel Booking Arrangements

To make a hotel reservation, please click here. If you encounter any problems, reservations also can be made directly by e-mail ( or by phone +55. 48. 3261 1000

  • Single Room R$571 plus R$35 in tax (including breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Double Room R$819 plus R$50 in tax (including breakfast, lunch and dinner)

The default setting is for 2 people on the booking form so to get the single room price, users need to select 1 person on the drop down. The IWC rate only applies from 4th to the 14th of September.


Meeting room bookings can be made by contacting Luis Ceveghini, Event Manager



Hercílio Luz International Airport – Downtown Florianópolis.

International links via Sao Paulo or Rio


Fontanella Turismo who are able to arrange the transfer service, by the e-mail

The guests who will stay at Costão do Santinho can also book his shuttle service directly with the hotel, by e-mailing

Office accommodation

Details will be released in due course.



Details will be released in due course.


Credentials requirements

Details will be released in due course.


Instructions for Opening Statements

Details will be released in due course.