Americas

24 Jul
2019

Source: Undercurrent News Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s minister of fisheries, oceans and the Coast Guard, and Sean Casey, the parliamentary secretary to the minister, earlier this week announced the ratification of an international agreement that better brings commercial ports more into the battle against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.   As a statement from the government […]

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18 Jul
2019

Source: European Commission The European Union and Canada signed an ocean partnership agreement on 18 July. The partnerships confirms the two sides’ belief that ocean governance is a shared challenge and responsibility. Only international cooperation can ensure the conservation and sustainable use of oceans, their resources and ecosystems. The partnership agreement includes clear commitments to […]

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25 Oct
2017

Source: Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism Belize City, Wednesday, 25 October 2017 (CRFM)— Twenty border control officers from six Member States of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) completed a three-week training course in Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction, organized by the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) in collaboration with the CRFM Secretariat, the Government of Barbados […]

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16 Oct
2017

Source: Seafoodsource As the Caribbean continues its fight against illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, fisheries officials agreed at a meeting last month to harmonize standards for marking authorized fishing vessels, as well as to establish a list of vessels involved in IUU fishing.

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12 Oct
2017

Source & Author: Undercurrent News With Vietnam already wary over the possibility of an EU “yellow card” due to its lack of action in fighting illegal fishing, now the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has warned it to up its game, reports Vietnam News.

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30 Sep
2017

Source & Author: Jamaica Observer Fisheries and Aquaculture ministers from the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries have agreed on measures aimed at accelerating the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing as well as address the issue of fisheries subsidies at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

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