1. The Secretariat manages a comprehensive, detailed set of independent or related databases which support the work of the Commission and give effect to Article XX of the CAMLR Convention. Since the establishment of CCAMLR 28 years ago, there has been no formal, in-depth audit of the Secretariat’s data management systems against international best practice. 2. The Working Group is invited to consider the merits of an independent review of CCAMLR’s data management systems.