The Eighth 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, 12th and 13th December 2006. It was attended by representatives of the Project’s participating countries (Albania, Croatia, Italy, Serbia and 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 period 2005-2006. The activities followed the methodological approach used by the Project and were presented according to the three main components that are: the Adriatic Fishery resources, the Adriatic social and economical fishery sciences and the Adriatic fishery statistics and information systems. Attention was drawn on the working paper “Project Future Implementation”, in which objectives, outputs and activities of the proposed extension phase of AdriaMed for 2007 were introduced and illustrated. The Committee commended that the briefing provided by the Project clearly made evident the amount of scientific achievements compared with the given objectives of each scientific programme, the current state and the future options and actions to be considered in terms of sustainability and continuity also under a national execution scheme. The Committee agreed on the programme of activities proposed and some specific elements were pointed out with reference to some of the activities and related outputs. Furthermore the Committee as support to the programme presented, made the few additional specific suggestions.