All things Tuna: Key dates and meetings in 2014

MAY 2014

6-11 Pre-FFC 89 Meetings (FFA) Apia, Samoa

12-17 FFC 89 Meeting (FFA) Tokelau

FFA in Canberra on Tuna, development talks

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS. -- Emerging regional priorities and challenges for Pacific Tuna fisheries form the core focus of talks in Canberra this week for the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, FFA, Director-General James Movick and his Deputy, Wez Norris.Their schedule includes meetings with Australia's Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries, Senator Richard Colbeck, and the Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Senator Brett Mason. As Parliamentary Secretaries, both Senators play an influential information and advisory role to Australia's government Ministers holding these portfolios.
"The Canberra talks will cover funding and technical partnerships between Australia and the FFA, with an eye on the future," says Movick.