Committee on Inspection and Observation


The Committee provides advice on the NAMMCO Observation Scheme for the hunting of marine mammals. The Committee monitors the implementation of the Observation Scheme and provides recommendations for improvements.

Rules of Procedure govern the Committee’s functions. The Committee meets annually and reports from the meetings can be found here.

The Committee on Inspection and Observation is comprised of members appointed by the member countries.

Committee members:

  • Ulla Svarrer Wang, Ministry of Fisheries, Faroe Islands
  • Amalie Jessen, Greenland
  • Guðni Magnús Eiríksson, Directorate of Fisheries, Iceland
  • Guro Gjelsvik, Directorate of Fisheries, Norway
  • Hild Ynnesdal, Directorate of Fisheries, Norway

Norway holds the Chair of the Committee, currently represented by:

Hild Ynnesdal (NO), Directorate of Fisheries

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