The Eighteenth Meeting of the Coordination Committee of the FAO AdriaMed Regional Project “Scientific Cooperation to Support Responsible Fisheries in the Adriatic Sea” was held in Tirana, Albania, 16th – 17th February 2017. It was attended by representatives of the Project’s participating countries (Albania, Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, and Slovenia), representatives of the Donor, GFCM, FAO Albania and other interested parties. Representatives from Bosnia and Herzegovnia participated for the first time in view of their request to become participating beneficiary country of the Project. The meeting sought to present and discuss the results of the activities carried out by the Project referring to the 2016.
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 2017 was introduced and agreed by the Committee including additional inputs coming out from the discussion.