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10 Nov
2023

Members of the EU IUU Fishing Coalition, Oceana, The Pew Charitable Trusts and WWF are working together to ensure that the EU’s engagement with Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) and key partners leads to strong transparency and measures against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing worldwide. In a coalition report titled “Achieving transparency and combating IUU […]

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5 Jun
2023

The United Nations estimates that up to 1 in every 5 fish caught comes from illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. ‘Illegal’ means it breaks existing fishing laws, such as catching species a vessel doesn’t have permission to catch, or using banned fishing techniques. ‘Unreported’ refers to intentionally hiding catch from authorities, and ‘unregulated’ is […]

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31 May
2023

On March 16, 2023 the EU IUU Fishing Coalition, in cooperation with Oceana in Mexico, organised a webinar on Seafood traceability in the EU and Mexico, bringing together experts from the fisheries sector and government authorities from the two regions. The webinar included a session focused on the EU system and its functioning and another […]

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2 May
2023

On April 26 and 27, 2023, the EU IUU Fishing Coalition hosted two sessions at Seafood Expo Global, the world’s largest gathering of seafood industry and retailers. The interactive sessions brought together governments, industry representatives and NGOs to speak about tools and best practices to strengthen seafood traceability and align global import control schemes to […]

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24 Apr
2023

The importance of supply chain due diligence and import control scheme alignment in the fight against IUU fishing The EU IUU Fishing Coalition will host two conference sessions at this year’s Seafood Expo Global, taking place between the 25-27 of April in Barcelona. At the world’s largest seafood gathering, the Coalition will discuss best practices […]

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13 Mar
2023

Online event: 16 March 2023, 16.00 CET / 09.00 CST Simultaneous English/Spanish interpretation. Join us in this two-hour panel discussion that will consider how fishing operators exporting from Mexico can comply with robust traceability systems. This event, organised by the EU IUU Fishing Coalition, is for all those who have an interest in increasing cooperation […]

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23 Nov
2022

The EU IUU Fishing Coalition* is pleased to invite you to the launch of our latest study ‘Water-tight? Assessing the effectiveness of EU controls to prevent illegal seafood imports’, taking place on Monday 28 November 2022. The event will bring representatives from the European Commission, Member States and civil society together to discuss the findings of […]

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