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June 2022 Meeting Announcement; Permanent Advisory Committee to Advise the U.S. Commissioners to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission


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NOAA Fisheries announces a public meeting of the Permanent Advisory Committee (PAC) to counsel the U.S. Commissioners to the Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPFC) on June 8, 2022. The meeting is an opportunity for PAC members to provide input to the Commissioners about the WCPFC’s deliberations and decisions. The PAC was established under the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act. It is composed of individuals from groups concerned with the fisheries covered by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention.

The PAC meeting will be held via web conference on June 8, 2021, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Hawaiʻi Standard Time (or until business is concluded). The PAC will discuss outcomes of the 2021 regular session of the WCPFC (WCPFC18), U.S. priorities leading up to the 2022 regular session of the WCPFC (WCPFC19), potential management measures for tunas, and any other pertinent matters.

Members of the public may submit written comments on meeting topics or materials. Comments must be received by June 3, 2022. NOAA Fisheries will email documents being considered by the PAC to interested parties in advance of the web conference. If you would like to receive these documents, please submit your contact information to Emily Reynolds (via telephone or email, see below for contact information) at least 3 days in advance of the call.

For more information on how to call in, attend the web conference, or submit comments, please contact Emily Reynolds at (808) 725-5039 or email emily.reynolds@noaa.gov.

The web conference is accessible to people with disabilities. Sign language interpreting services are available upon request.

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Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 02/09/2023