Members of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group and Observers seated for the commencement of the meeting.. From left to right sitting at the far facing table: SBWG Vice-convenor, Dimas Gianuca; Seabird Bycatch Working Group Convenor, Igor Debski and SBWG Vice-convenors, Sebastián Jiménez and Juan Pablo Seco Pon.
ACAP’s round of meetings has commenced in Edinburgh with the Seabird Bycatch Data Workshop kicking off proceedings on Sunday 14 May. The aim of the workshop was to understand and find solutions to the challenges experienced in the reporting of ACAP seabird bycatch indicators. Further details on the workshop including the Rationale and Scope can be found in the workshop preparatory document. Conclusions from the workshop will be reported on during the three-day Eleventh Meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group (SBWG11) taking place 15 - 17 May.
Documentation for each of the meetings taking place over the next two weeks are accessible at the ACAP website:
• The Eleventh Meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group (SBWG11)
• The Joint Eleventh Meeting of the Seabird Bycatch Working Group and Seventh Meeting of the Population and Conservation Status Working Group (Joint SBWG11/PaCSWG7)
• The Seventh Meeting of the Population and Conservation Status Working Group (PaCSWG7)
• The Thirteenth Meeting of the Advisory Committee (AC13)
16 May 2023