2 June 2006

Forum approves three statements at Third Annual Working Meeting. Click here to read about the meeting.

30 April 2005

Read the Public Summary from the Forum's Second Annual Working Meeting

29 July 2003

Press Advisory: Russian and U.S. Leaders Unite to Avert Collapse of Bering Sea Ecosystem

Marine experts from the U.S. and Russia are coming together to tackle the tough issues they say have been neglected by government agencies

(read complete press advisory)

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Third Annual Working Meeting
Kamchatka, Russia

May 29 - June 1, 2006

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The 2006 meeting of the International Bering Sea Forum was an unprecedented success. The meeting built on the momentum of the 2005 gathering in Seward, Alaska.

The goals of the meeting were to:
1. Define strategy and next steps for moving forward on an International Bering Sea Treaty;
2. Evaluate and develop working group policy actions that lay the groundwork for achieving an international treaty; and
3. Task and direct executive committee with creating a strategic plan to ensure IBSF independence by 2008.

At the meeting, Forum members passed three resolutions (click to read the text):

For more information about these and other Bering Sea conservation topics, visit Pacific Environment's website.