The Seventeenth Meeting of the Coordination Committee of the FAO AdriaMed Regional Project “Scientific Cooperation to Support Responsible Fisheries in the Adriatic Sea” was held in Portorož, Slovenia, 6th – 7th April 2016. It was attended by representatives of the Project’s participating countries (Albania, Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, and Slovenia) and other interested parties. The meeting sought to present and discuss the results of the activities carried out by the Project referring to the 2015. The activities followed the methodological approach used by the Project and were presented according to the main components. The working paper “Project Future Implementation”, in which objectives, outputs and activities proposed for 2016 was introduced and agreed by the Committee including additional inputs coming out from the discussion.