27th Meeting of the Advisory Committee


Harbour porpoise © Hanna Michel

Harbour porpoise © Hanna Michel.


The 27th Meeting of the ASCOBANS Advisory Committee (AC27) is scheduled to be held from 28 to 30 September 2022.  The Secretariat welcomes offers to host the meeting.

For the meeting, Parties are requested to report on pressures and threats to small cetaceans as per UNEP/ASCOBANS/Resolution 8.1 (Rev.MOP9) National Reporting

  • Bycatch
  • Resource Depletion
  • Marine Debris 
  • Surveys and Research (biological information, monitoring programmes, other research)
  • Use of Strandings Records 


Online registration: Please register via this online form by 29 August 2022.  Requests for observer status should reach the Secretariat by 30 July 2022.  A completed registration form serves as a request for observer status.  Please note that approved observer organisations can register until 29 August 2022.  Kindly refer to the Rules of Procedure for the ASCOBANS Advisory Committee.


Documents: Meeting documents will be posted on this page as they become available. If you would like to submit information documents relevant to the agenda items, please send them to the Secretariat for consideration by 24 August 2022.


If you have any questions about the meeting, please contact the ASCOBANS Secretariat.

28 Sep 2022 to 30 Sep 2022
OrganizerASCOBANS Secretariat
VenueTo be confirmed