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Deception Island Management Group

The Deception Island Management Group was established to oversee the implementation of the Deception Island Management Package.

Terms of Reference

The Group will:

Whaler's Bay


The Management Group comprises representatives from the following Antarctic Treaty Consultative Parties:
Argentina, Chile, Norway, Spain, the UK, and the USA.

Advisors to the Group may include the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC) and the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO). Other ad hoc members and advisors may be appointed as required.


Liaison throughout the year will generally take place by e-mail contact (see Contact Section for details) and through the Discussion Forum on this website.

The Deception Island Management Group will convene once per annum, generally in the margins of the Committee for Environmental Protection.