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Below you can find a range of key documents useful for understanding the issues and debates around IUU fishing and its control.
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The Changing Nature of High Seas Fishing: How Flags of Convenience Provide Cover for Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
This report documents trends in the use of Flags of Convenience (FOCs) which allow for extensive IUU fishing operations on the high seas; describes sp ...
Changing Oceans, Changing World: Ocean Priorities for the Obama Administration and Congress
This report presents recommendations to the Obama Administration and the 111th Congress for improving human well-being, creating wealth, and providing ...
CITES Introduction from the Sea: a Practical Way Forward
This paper contains the outcome of a workshop held in August 2007 by TRAFFIC and ANCORS to discuss ways round the problems associated with interpretat ...
CITES Report on the Interpretation and Implementation of the Convention, in Relation to the Control of Trade at Sea
This is the report of the 54th meeting of the CITES Standing Committee, held in October 2006. The report documents workshop discussions on defining an ...
Closing the gap: comparing tuna RFMO Port State Measures with the FAO Agreement on Port State Measures
The Pew Environment Group has conducted a gap analysis comparing the port State measures (PSMs) established by 10 Regional Fisheries Management Organi ...
Closing the Net: Activities Against Illegal Fishing, Newsletter, July 2006
This is the first HSTF newsletter updating readers on international activities following publication of the 'Closing the Net' report in Marc ...
Closing the Net: Stopping Illegal Fishing on the High Seas (full report)
Final report of the High Seas Task Force. Proposals include recommended initiatives to expose IUU fishing activities, deter them and improve enforceme ...
Closing the Net: Stopping Illegal Fishing on the High Seas (summary)
Summary of the proposals put forward by the High Seas Task Force in its final report. Includes recommended initiatives to expose IUU fishing activitie ...
The Cod Fishery in the Baltic Sea: Unsustainable and Illegal
The UN states that the main factors determining biodiversity loss in our oceans are overfishing and climate change. The authors believe cod is a case ...
Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries
This Code sets out principles and international standards of behaviour for responsible fishing practices, with the aim of ensuring the effective conse ...
Combating Illegal Fishing in the EU: Interaction with WTO Rules
The summary points for this paper are:
* Two new European regulations entered into force on 1 January 2010. Their aim is to establish a comprehensi ...
Combatting IUU Fishing in West Africa - a Regional Approach
This speech, presented at a European Parliament hearing on IUU fishing, highlights actions taken by the Sub Regional Fisheries Committee (SRFC) to com ...
Commission Consultation on Rights-Based Management Tools in Fisheries: NGO Position
This paper is a response by EU NGOs (including Birdlife International, CFFA, ICSF, Seas at Risk) to the European Commission Consultation on Rights-Bas ...
Commission Consultation on the Reform of the CFP Control System
The European Commission held a consultation on initiatives to modernise and reform the control system of the Common Fisheries Policy, which closed on ...
Commission Regulation (EC) No 1010/2009 of 22 October 2009 Laying Down Detailed Rules for the Implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008 Establishing a Community System to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishin
The European Commission has adopted rules to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU), which come into force in ...
Communication from the Commission of the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on a new Strategy for the Community to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated
This is described by the European Commission as a major policy initiative aimed at eliminating illegal fishing activities by attacking the main driver ...
Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy
The European Commission's Communication to the European Parliament and the Council on the proposed new Regulation. ...
Communiqué, 11th North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers Conference
The 11th Conference of North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers (NAFMC) was hosted by Helga Pedersen, Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs of Norway. ...
Community Fisheries Control Agency Work Programme for 2007
This is the work programme for the EU Community Fisheries Control Agency (CFCA). It includes coordinating oper ...
Comparative Study of the Impact of Fisheries Partnership Agreements
The authors believe that Fisheries Partnership Agreements (FPAs) have been successful in fostering partnerships and promoting the reduction of IUU fis ...
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