News

3rd Commission meeting
15-Aug-2017

The third Commission Meeting of the North Pacific Fisheries Commission was held in Sapporo, Japan from 13 to 15 July 2017, preceded by the second Meeting of the NPFC Compliance and Technical Committee (TCC) from 10 to 12 July and the first meeting of the NPFC Finance and Administration Committee (FAC).

The Commission Members discussed and adopted reports of the Scientific Committee (SC), TCC and FAC including the SC Research Plan, the TCC Work Plan and Commission’s budget. Four …

Vanuatu becomes a member
26-May-2017

The Republic of Vanuatu became a full member of the NPFC on 11 June 2017.

The Republic of Korea, the Depositary of the Convention, notified the NPFC Secretariat that Vanuatu had deposited its instrument of ratification of the NPFC Convention on 12 May 2017 and consequently the Convention would become effective for Vanuatu as of 11 June 2017 in accordance with the Paragraph 3 of Article 25 of the Convention.

Congratulations to Vanuatu for taking this important step, which…

fix
17-Mar-2017

The NPFC website is undergoing some changes. If you find errors or are experiencing other problems, please let us know right away at secretariat@npfc.int. We apologize for any confusion as we work through these changes.

US member of NPFC
17-Mar-2017

The United States of America became a full member of the NPFC on 18th February 2017. 

The Republic of Korea, the Depositary of the Convention, notified the NPFC Secretariat that the USA had deposited its instrument of ratification of the NPFC Convention on 19 January 2017 and consequently the Convention would become effective for the USA as of 18 February 2017 in accordance with the Paragraph 3 of Article 25 of the Convention.

Congratulations to the USA for taking…

Data Coordinator
19-Jan-2017

The Secretariat informs Members that Mr. Mervin Ogawa has been appointed to the position of Data Coordinator as General Service Staff and will start work on 1 April 2017. His term will be four (4) years from April 2017 to March 2021.