This Virtual Research Environment is conceived to support the development and maintenance of the Catalog of the Coordinating Working Parties on Fisheries Statitics, a catalog initiated upon recommendations from the CWP ad-hoc Task Group on reference data harmonization. The catalog is a listing of available CWP global DSDs, CWP standards, and codelists used by CWP parties and other resources. The catalog will be updated routinely updated by FAO, the CWP secretariat.