Progress made with regards with regard to measures against IUU fishing, COFI, 29th session, 31 January-4 February 2011
This paper addresses recent initiatives taken to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and related activities. These initiatives ar ...
'Oceans and the Law of the Sea'; 'Sustainable Fisheries': Texts Adopted
Following an extensive debate on oceans and the law of the sea, the General Assembly adopted two wide-ranging resolutions meant to guide States in pre ...
Lowering the Flag: Ending the Use of Flags of Convenience by Pirate Fishing Vessels
This report reveals how illegal 'pirate' fishing operations are using 'Flags of Convenience' to hide their operations, stealing fr ...
Information on Experience Gained on Combating IUU fishing in the NEAFC Area
This is a note prepared by the NEAFC Secretariat for the 28th Session of FAO COFI in Rome 2-6 March 2009. It includes information on two NEAFC tools t ...
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 ...
Pirate Fish on Your Plate
This report exposes the link between consumers in the UK and illegal or pirate fishing vessels operating off West Africa that are decimati ...
Flag State Implementation: Report of the Second Joint FAO/IMO ad hoc Working Group on IUU Fishing and Related Matters
This is the report of the joint working group on IUU fishing between FAO and IMO. It contains recommendations on which areas IMO and FAO should cooper ...
Proposal for a Council Regulation Concerning Authorisations for Fishing Activities of Community Fishing Vessels Outside Community Waters and the Access of Third Country Vessels to Community Waters
This is the final proposal concerning authorisations for fishing activities of Community fishing vessels outside Community waters. The proposal intend ...
Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Resolutions May 2007
This document is the resolution of the IOTC meeting in May 2007. The resolution aims to promote compliance by nationals of contracting parties and coo ...
IMO Agenda Preview Document: The 15th Session of the Sub-Committee on Flag State Implementation, to be held 4th-8th June 2007
This publication provides an overview of the agenda for the meeting of the Sub-Committee and summarises all the documents submitted for discussion at ...
European Trawlers are Destroying the Oceans
This report examines the practices of the European Union fishing fleet, which is made up of almost 100,000 vessels, fishing in EU waters and internati ...
Party to the Plunder: Illegal Fishing in Guinea and its Links to the EU
Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers in Guineas coastal zone is widespread and increasing, despite the attention that has been focussed on illega ...
Evaluating Flag State Performance, Parts I and II
This report was prepared for the High Seas Task Force. It is designed to inform and support Proposal 5 - to develop a preliminary set of guidelines on ...
Las Palmas: Port of Convenience and Gateway to Europe
This is a briefing paper about an investigation by EJF of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the Spanish port that the organisation claims serves as a ...
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 ...
Analysis of Illegal Fishery for Cod in the Barents Sea
This report notes that the joint management of resources in the Barents Sea by Russia and Norway has produced positive results. However the level of I ...
How Well are Flag States Performing?
Proposals for guidelines for flag state performance for high seas fishing vessels; paper discussed at the High Seas Task Force meeting in March 2005. ...
Chang Xing: Case Studies on IUU Vessels No. 2
In June 2004 the Greenpeace ship s/v Rainbow Warrior sailed into the Tasman Sea to focus global attention on the destruction caused to dee ...
Pirates & Profiteers: How Pirate Fishing Fleets are Robbing People and Oceans
This report explores the global nature of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing: one of the most serious threats to the future of world fi ...
OECD Workshop on IUU Fishing Activities: Key Observations and Findings by the Workshop Chairs
The objective of the workshop was to gather information and data on the extent of IUU fishing and identify the economic and social drivers to IUU fish ...
Halting IUU Fishing: Enforcing International Fisheries Agreements
This paper is a summary of a study conducted by Oceana into the legal and regulatory frameworks that govern fishing on the high seas with the aim of e ...
More Troubled Waters: Fishing, Pollution and FoCs
This is s joint report by the International Confederation of Trade Unions, the Trade Union Advisory Committee, The International Transport Workers ...
The European Union Action Plan to Eradicate IUU Fishing: a Greenpeace Critique
On 28 May 2002, the European Commission presented a proposal for a "Community action plan for the eradication of illegal, unreported and unregula ...
Report of the Joint FAO/IMO Ad Hoc Working Group on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing and Related Matters
The Report summarizes the discussions on how flag States and port State control of fishing vessels can assist in counteracting IUU fishing, taking int ...
8th International Forum on IUU fishing
This is the 8th in a series of international forums on Illegal, Unreported and unregulated (IUU) Fishing held at Chatham House on 11-12 February 2013.
Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing: 1st Chatham House Update and Stakeholder Consultation Meeting
The report of the 1st Chatham House update and stakeholder consultation meeting, held on 9 May 2006.
Illegal fishing ban is working, Damanaki tells conference
Illegal fishing in Guinea’s waters "Worst in the World"
Indian Ocean stocks hit by illegal fishing
UN may curtail 400-year-old 'freedom of the seas'
Pacific Islanders call for tighter controls on fishing
Taiwan should at least pay attention to Greenpeace
Fish fight crucial to survival of islanders
Report: It’s easy being a real Pirate off the coast of West Africa
WEST AFRICA: Helping pirates to plunder the oceans
Illegal fishing evades U.N. crackdown: study
Illegal fishing evades U.N. crackdown - study
Fishy fishing practices threaten the environment
Safeguarding Africa's fishing waters: Regional action needed to stop illegal trawlers off the coast
21 vessels newly 'blacklisted'
Commission ready to investigate European illegal fishing off Somalia
European Union must act against illegal fishing in Somalia and the Indian ocean
Oceana denounces Spanish owned pirate fishing vessel and asks for tough measures against IUU fishing
New Zealand urges Spain to act on illegal fishing boat
Hot issues on table at tuna meet: Bigeye and yellowfin tuna fishing to be reduced
Pirates taking heavy toll of toothfish
Greenpeace demands immediate scrapping of four Portuguese Pirate Vessels
Activists lock pirates of Portugal in port
Fishy is as fishy does
Oceana exposes galician connections between cocaine, illegal fishing and shark catches
Mayors urged to catch big-time illegal fishers
Globalization is destroying the world's oceans
EJF argues for action against Flags and Ports of Non-Compliance to stop pirate fishing (IUU)
Southern African states move to eradicate pirate fishing
Same boat, new flag: fishing Mediterranean bluefin with impunity
Southern Africa: SADC countries to toughen up on fighting illegal fishing
Southern Africa: SADC seeks solutions to illegal fishing
Pirate fishing boats target Africa
Flags of convenience fly in face of fisheries protection
Flags of convenience fly in face of fisheries protection
EU agree key illegal fishing strategy
EU to fine, blacklist illegal fishing operators
WWF applauds passage of legislation to curb illegal fishing
Preparation Agriculture/Fisheries Council of June 2008
French vessel charged with illegal fishing in Malta, as net of investigation closes in on fishy tuna trade
Fisheries director queries fishy Azzopardi flags
Community system against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
Two Azzopardi fishing boats charged in Libya
Azzopardi Fisheries caught up in net of EU investigations
Doubly registered fishing boats investigated
Pirate vessels looting Mediterranean tuna
NGOs lodge concern over bluefin tuna pirate fishing
Major success in the fight against illegal fishing
NOAA plans to compile databases containing blacklisted vessels
Oceana: The end of pirate fishing vessel Viarsa 1
Schooner under the flag of Belize was towed to Nakhodka
Illegal, unregulated fishing continues to plague Africa
Steaming in the Southern Ocean
Pirate fishing boat spotted by RNZAF
Blacklisted fishing vessel detected by Air Force Orion
Europe's appetite for seafood propels illegal trade
Venezuelan vessels blacklisted for illegal fishing
Pirate boats targeting NZs swordfish
European fishing pirates hit Pacific: Greenpeace
Illegal "pirate" fish is ending up in Britain
Trawler loads Alaska fish to blacklisted boat
Fight against illegal catching gaining ground
Much ado about pollock
Fishing industry concerned with fishy mess
Alarming increase in illegal fishing in Pacific
Commission welcomes new port controls
NEAFC net in place to catch illegal, unreported and unregulated, IUU, fishing - port control enters into force tomorrow 1 May
131 governments set their nets for illegal fishers
Redouble the efforts against illegal fishing, says European Parliament
Foreigners depleting fish stocks, warns marine lobby
Thousands of tonnes of illegal cod landed in Dutch harbours, Greenpeace claims
Indian Ocean tuna face illegal fishing threat
Sea Shepherd ship now running as a Pirate
Greenpeace calls on Fiji to act over bottom trawler
Commission hails move on illegal catching
Murmansk fish processors fight to survive
Commission welcomes major new instrument to fight illegal fishing in the Antarctic
Retailers must act responsibly says Prince of Wales
Industry must work together to combat illegal fishing
Greenpeace wants Russian crackdown on international fishing piracy
Joe Borg welcomes greater protection for marine resources in South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (SEAFO)
Pirates of the North Atlantic in Kaliningrad
Chinese fishermen held in Darwin
Russia seizes 5 fishing boats off eastern coast
Oceana calls for an agreement between Spain and Norway to chase illegal fishing
Fishing boat caught off Darwin
Norwegians step up fight to stop illegal fishing
Ministers to condemn illegal fishing
Pirate trawler seized by Norwegian police
Pirate trawler faces stiff fine
Ship suspected of illegal fishing held by Norwegian Coast Guard
Norway acts on international fish pirate after Greenpeace alert
How the fish on your plate makes you an accessory to crime at sea
UN conference considers measures to limit illegal fishing
Environmentalists urge global ban on fishing trawlers
Uruguay imposes strict controls on foreign flagged fishing vessels
International agreement on fishing on the high seas
Fight the pirates - an appeal for action against the global fish robbers
Iceland: nine pirate fishing ships detected on the Reykjanes peninsula
Greenpeace Goes Fishing
Greenpeace steps up fight on illegal fishing
Fiji: Greenpeace hails court ruling on illegal fishing
Stop illegal fishing, authorities urged
Poached fish; keeping foreign fishing vessels out
Fishing mother ship under guard
Navy catches alleged illegal fishing mother ship
Southern Ocean patrol ship exposes Patagonian toothfishing in Antarctic
Evaluating Performance of Flag States of Fishing Vessels
The Changing Nature of High Seas Fishing: How Flags of Convenience Provide Cover for IUU Fishing
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