The number of CCAMLR-related tasks that are now completed online has grown significantly over the past few years. To help people undertake these tasks efficiently, CCAMLR has developed an online support forum.
Seventeen participants from Australia, Chile, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand, the Russian Federation, South Africa, Singapore, Ukraine, Uruguay and the USA attended a four-day e-CDS workshop at CCAMLR Secretariat Headquarters from 26 to 29 July 2016.
Applications are now open for the CCAMLR Scientific Scholarship Scheme which provides funding for early career scientists whose research is relevant to the work of CCAMLR. Priority areas of research include krill and toothfish population dynamics and ecosystem monitoring.
The scheme provides:
In mid-July, CCAMLR finished the annual intersessional meetings of two of its working groups.
CCAMLR has a new strategy, the NCP Engagement Strategy, to improve cooperation with States to combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Aurélie Hamaide, Senior French Reviser of Translation at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), visited the CCAMLR Secretariat on Tuesday 17/5/2016 to compare notes with the CCAMLR language services group. Aurélie was in Australia to deliver a guest lecture to translation students at Monash University on 19 May.
The latest volume of the Statistical Bulletin is now available from the CCAMLR website, with fishery and trade statistics up to and including the 2014/15 CCAMLR season (the 12-month period to 30 November 2015) presented in 4 sections:
Last week the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP, hosted a ‘Heads of Mission’ tour of Tasmania for around 80 Ambassadors and High Commissioners to Australia. CCAMLR Executive Secretary, Andrew Wright, along with Ewan McIvor from the Australian Antarctic Division, represented the ‘policy’ aspect of the Antarctic display.