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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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Scientists' Statement to the United Nations General Assembly regarding Progress made in Protecting Vulnerable Deep Sea Ecosystems
This open letter sets out the concerns of the scientists over the failures of flag states and RFMOs to fully implement measures to protect vulnerable ...
Seafood Supply Chain Management: Methods to Prevent Illegally-Caught Product Entry into the Marketplace
This paper analyses approaches to supply chain management in the global seafood market, and uses this analysis to make recommendations for better mana ...
Selfish Europe: How the Economic Partnership Agreements Would Further Contribute to the Decline of Fish Stocks and Exacerbate the Food Crisis in Senegal
This report reveals what it describes as the exploitative practices of European trawlers operating in West African waters, which have major implicatio ...
Sharks: Oceana Wants RFMO Parties in San Sebastian to Commit to Concrete Actions
The authors of this report note that 52% of pelagic shark species caught in high-seas fisheries are threatened. In 2007, 141,000 tonnes of highly migr ...
Small Boats, Big Problems
This paper is written during the current WTO debate on fisheries subsidies, and the exemptions many states are seeking for being able to subsidise the ...
Somali Piracy: the Other Side of the Coin
This author of this article (Abshir Waldo) argues that the underlying causes of the rise of piracy off the Somali coast have not been fully appreciate ...
Southern and Eastern Africa Forum to Counter IUU Fishing
The Southern and Eastern Africa Forum to Counter IUU Fishing was hosted by the Government of Mozambique and co-supported by the Stop Illegal Fishing P ...
Space technologies in fisheries and maritime affairs: facing the future with confidence
This speech was delivered by Commissioner Joe Borg at the conference entitled "The Ambitions of Europe in Space", held in Brussels on 16 Oct ...
Spatial Management to Support Recovery of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna in the Mediterranean
In this report the authors claim that a closure of the Mediterranean bluefin fishery in the months of May and June when adults aggregate in the Medite ...
Speech by Commissioner Joe Borg at the General Assembly of AIPCE-CEP (E.U. Fish Processors Association - E.U. Federation of National Organisations of Importers and Exporters of Fish), Edinburgh, 17 October 2008
At the general assembly of the AIPCE-CEP (the EU fish processors and importers association) the Fisheries Commissioner Joe Borg delivered a speech ent ...
Speech by Joe Borg on the EU Maritime Policy Green Paper
Speech by Dr Joe Borg, European Commissioner for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, to the European Parliament marking the adoption of the Green Paper on ...
Speech by Joe Borg to 11th North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers Conference
Speech by Dr Joe Borg, Member of the European Commission Responsible for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, focusing on the need to address IUU fishing. ...
Squaring the Diamond Mesh
In this report, WWF encourages the switch from the unselective diamond-mesh nets currently used by bottom-trawlers in the Mediterranean to more select ...
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2006
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) is the Fisheries Departments premier advocacy document. It is published every two years wit ...
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008
This issue of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture features some of the aspects of fisheries and aquaculture that may receive increasing atten ...
Statement of Commitment by SADC Ministers Responsible for Marine Fisheries on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
This is the Statement of Commitment signed by ministers from SADC coastal states at the end of a ministerial conference in Windhoek, 2-4 July 2008, to ...
Stop Illegal Fishing in Southern Africa
This report looks at the status and impacts of IUU fishing in the southern African region, covering a number of themes and issues including internatio ...
Stopping Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
This FAO booklet aims to familiarise readers with the tools available to combat IUU fishing (such as the FAO International Plan of Action and the Code ...
Stopping the High Seas Robbers: Coming to Grips with Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fisheries on the High Seas
This document is a background paper for the Round Table on Sustainable Development meeting in June 2003, which had as its theme "the sustainable ...
Strengthening Port State Measures in the Indian Ocean: The Key to Improving Fisheries Management and Combating IUU Fishing
This is the opening statement at the international symposium. ...
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