Resources


Catch Certificate Scheme

Position papers

The need for mandatory IMO numbers for vessels catching seafood for the EU market, May 2017
EN

Case studies highlighting the need for improved implementation of the EU IUU Regulation Catch Certificate Scheme, January 2017
EN

Modernisation of the EU IUU Regulation Catch Certificate System, July 2016
EN

Risk Assessment and Verification of Catch Certificates under the EU IUU Regulation, November 2016
EN


EU carding decisions

Position papers

The EU IUU Regulation carding process: A review of European Commission carding decisions, April 2016
EN | FR | ES | DE | ZH

Case studies

Third country carding process: Success for South Korea and the Philippines, October 2015
EN | FR

Briefings

Yellow and red-carding process is encouraging fisheries reforms and must be maintained, August 2015
EN | FR | ES | DE | IT


EU IUU Regulation

Reports

Leading the fight against illegal fishing: The EU IUU Regulation – Making it work, together, July 2015
EN | ES | FR | DE | IT

The EU IUU Regulation: Building on success ﹘ EU progress in the global fight against illegal fishing, July 2015
EN | ES | FR | DE

External Fleet Regulation – Position papers

EU External Fisheries: How To Make them Transparent, Accountable And Sustainable ﹘ A new and more effective EU Fishing Authorisation Regulation, July 2015
EN | ES | FR | DE | IT

Ensuring better control of the EU’s external fishing fleet, June 2015
EN


Import control schemes

Reports

A comparative study of key data elements in import control schemes aimed at tackling illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the top three seafood markets: the European Union, the United States and Japan, January 2020
EN | ES


Member State implementation

Reports

The impact of the EU IUU Regulation on seafood trade flows, February 2018
Full report – EN | Report highlights – EN

Analysis: Implementation of EU seafood import controls, March 2017
EN | ES | FR | DE | IT | NL

Position papers

IUU fishing and the EU Green Deal – Advancing the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, September 2020
EN | ES | FR

IUU Fishing and the EU Green Deal – Advancing the Farm-to-Fork Strategy, September 2020
EN | ES | FR

Commentary on Member State legal obligations to control seafood imports under the European Union’s illegal fishing Regulation, June 2017
EN

Combating illegal fishing in Germany, February 2017
DE

Case studies

Improving performance in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing: Spain – Leading implementation of the EU’s Regulation to combat illegal fishing, June 2017
EN | ES

Legal opinion on Germany’s implementation of import controls under the Regulation, February 2017
EN | DE

Improving performance in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing: Resource constraints on effective IUU Regulation implementation in the Netherlands, July 2016
EN | NL

Improving performance in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing: Germany – A major player in the global fight against illegal fishing, May 2016
EN | DE


RFMOs

Reports

Achieving Transparency and Combating IUU Fishing in RFMOs: Reinforcing the EU’s multilateral actions to promote best practices, May 2020
EN | ES | FR

A comparative study of key data elements in import control schemes aimed at tackling illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the top three seafood markets: the European Union, the United States and Japan, January 2020
EN | ES

Briefings & position papers

Call for the SIOFA Contracting Parties, Cooperating non-Contracting Parties and observers to support stronger transparency and anti-IUU measures, June 2020
EN

Call for the ICCAT Contracting Parties, Cooperating non-Contracting Parties and observers to support stronger transparency and anti-IUU measures, November 2019
EN

Call for the GFCM Contracting Parties, Cooperating non-Contracting Parties and observers to support stronger transparency and anti-IUU measures, October 2019
EN


Seafood industry

PAS 1550:2017 ﹘ Exercising due diligence in establishing the legal origin of seafood products and marine ingredients – Importing and processing – Code of practice, July 2017
EN