Subsidies

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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31 Aug
2017

Source: ICTSD Author: Carl-Christian Schmidt Eliminating subsidies that contribute to illegal fishing activities, formulating enforceable WTO rules, and using a well-established forum for informed discussions among flag, coastal and subsidising states could prove a novel and useful addition to the toolbox of measures to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

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9 Aug
2017

Source & Author: The Star Online Partnership is one of the cornerstones for successfully implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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20 Jul
2017

Source & Author: ICTSD Negotiators have been examining an influx of new and updated proposals to establish WTO disciplines on harmful fisheries subsidies over the past week, as they prepare to enter the next stage of talks for a potential deal at the organisation’s ministerial conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, later this year.

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8 Jun
2017

Source: IISD Author: Catherine Benson Wahlen On the third day of the UN Ocean Conference, UN Member States drew attention to institutional developments for implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and highlighted commitments to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and to increase coverage of marine protected areas (MPAs) in their territorial […]

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1 Mar
2017

Source & Author: World Trade Organization At a 1 March meeting of the WTO’s Negotiating Group on Rules (NGR), the chair, Ambassador Wayne McCook (Jamaica), reported on his recent consultations with WTO members on certain substantive and procedural questions in the ongoing talks on global disciplines for fisheries subsidies.

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