COVID-19 outbreak effects on ICES work

Important information about the effects of COVID-19 outbreak measures in Denmark on ICES work.
Published: 5 March 2021

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The health and safety of our staff and community are our primary concern. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, ICES Bureau has agreed to an extension of the precautionary measures. This means that expert groups will continue to operate through online meetings until 31 July 2021. 

This decision will be evaluated in May and adjusted if the situation of the pandemic, quarantine rules, and travel restrictions has changed substantially.​

The Secretariat in Copenhagen continues to follow the recommendations from the Danish authoriti​es​ and, therefore, Secretariat staff members will be working from home until 5 April, to the extent possible.

​We would like to thank our community and partners for their continuous support as we strive to deliver advice and science in this challenging time. The Secretariat together with the Advisory Committee and Science Committee leadership are working proactively to find creative solutions to continue to facilitate ICES work.

​We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as needed. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause and thank you for your understanding. ​

​If you are in doubt about your meeting, meeting dates or have any other questions related to this, please contact ICES Secretariat via

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