Special Consultative Meeting of the HNS Correspondence Group Ottawa, 3 – 5 June 2003
At the 80th session of the Legal Committee of the International Maritime Organization, held in October 1999, a Correspondence Group was established and charged with monitoring the implementation of the HNS Convention. The Correspondence Group held a special consultative meeting in Ottawa (Canada) from 3 to 5 June 2003 in order to address those issues previously identified as requiring resolution before the entre into force of the HNS Convention and to complete the core work of the Group.
The meeting was attended by representatives of 15 States and of intergovernmental and international non-governmental organisations. The IOPC Funds attended the meeting.