Day 1

February 28 2005 Arrival, Welcome and Registration
Day 1 Mar del Plata/Santa Clara
9.00 – 13.00 Plenary I – Inauguration/International Context/Overview Inaugural Session – Administrative announcements, formation of Working Groups and Committees etc.

International Processes in Fisheries: From Montego Bay to Johannesburg, Marrakech and Beyond – Brian O’Riordan, ICSF Brussels Office Secretary.

Property Rights and Co-Management in Artisanal Fisheries – Dr Svein Jentoft, Norwegian College of Fisheries Science, University of Trømso, Norway

The Impact of Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs) on Small Boats Fisheries in Iceland. Arthur Bogason, President, Small-Scale Fishermen’s Association, Iceland


13.00-14.30 Lunch Break
14.30 – 16.00 Plenary II - Property Rights in Fisheries and Management Regimes Fisheries Law and Artisanal Fisheries in Chile: A Critique by CONAPACH. Cosme Caracciolo, President of CONAPACH, Chile.

Artisanal Fisheries, Access to Resources and Property Rights in Peru. Claudio Nizama, FIUPAP, Peru.

Artisanal Fisheries Policies in Brazil: Adriane Lobo Costa, Project Manager, SEAP (Aquaculture and Fisheries Secretariat).

Experience with Territorial User Rights (TURFS) in Argentina – the octopus fishery of El Riacho, Patagionia. Constanza Santa Ana CENPAT.

16.00 – 16.30 Break
16.30 – 18.30 Plenary II Cont/… Property Rights in Fisheries and Management Regimes

Fishermen’s Organisations in Uruguay. A case study. Carlos Fargetti. (to be confirmed)

Ecuador: Artisanal Fisheries, Resource Access, Management and Fishing Zones. Marco Oviedo, Artisanal Fisheries Co-ordinator, Araucaria Project of the Spanish Agency for Internacional Co-operation (AECI).

Management issues in the Artisanal Fishery for Sardines in Venezuela. Walter Gonzalez, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Nacional de Pesca, Unidad Mérida, Yucatán, México


18.30 – 21.00 Admin/Committees/Free
21.00 Dinner
22.30 Coffee in the Posta del Angel and a showing of the film Pescadores