The International Whaling Commission Meeting – du 28 mai au 26 juin 2009 – à Funchal à Madeira – Portugal.
The Annual Meeting comprises three parts:
– A meeting of IWC’s Scientific Committee – usually around two weeks in length and attended by approximately 160 scientists;
– Meetings of the Commission’s sub-committees – usually around 4 days and attended by approximately 250 people;
– Annual Commission Meeting – 4-5 days and attended by around 350 people including government delegates (some high ranking, such as Ministers, Ambassadors), observers from non-member governments, other intergovernmental organizations, and non-government organizations (NGOs), and the press/media… further info >>