The Consultative Committee of Experts is constituted by one representative from each Party, plus a total of 9 members who represent the NGOs (3), Scientists (3), and the private sector (3). The objective of this committee is to advise and guide the Conference of the Parties for compliance with the mandate of the Convention in promoting the protection, conservation and recovery of the populations of sea turtles and those habitats on which they depend, taking into account the environmental, socioeconomic and cultural characteristics of the Parties.
Resolution CIT-COP5-2011-R1: Terms of Reference for the IAC Subsidiary Bodies (.pdf)
Present composition of the Consultative Committee
Meetings of the Consultative Committee:
8th Meeting - Video -Conference, March 18 - 19, 2015.
Report on the VIII meeting (.pdf)
7th Meeting Florida, USA. June 4-6, 2014.
Report on the VII meeting (.pdf)
– Video Conference, March 13 - 15, 2013.
Report on the VI meeting (.pdf)
– Washington, D.C., USA, May 30 - June 1, 2012.
Report on the V meeting (.pdf)
– Bahia, Brazil, 22-24 March, 2011.
Report on the IV meeting (.pdf)
– Belize City, Belize, 24-26 March, 2010.
Report on the III meeting (.pdf)
– Mazatlán, México, 21-23 September, 2006 (Hotel El Cid).
Report on the II meeting (.pdf)
– San José, Costa Rica, 26-28 October, 2005.
Report on the meeting (.pdf)