Save the Date: Key Tuna meetings in 2014


6-14 WCPFC 10th regular session of the Science Committee Majuro, RMI (WCPFC) 


1-4 UN conference on Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) Apia, Samoa (UN)
19-23 FFA Pre-Technical and Compliance Committee Working Group Pohnpei, FSM (FFA)
24 Intersessional Working Group-Catch Documentation Scheme Pohnpei, FSM (FFA)
25-30 WCPFC 10th regular session of the Technical and Compliance Committee(TCC) Pohnpei, FSM (WCPFC) 


FFA regional op nets three vessels- sharing of info key to fight IUU fishing, says Movick

FFA HQ, Honiara, Thursday 28 August 2014Legal investigations are underway in Kiribati and Papua New Guinea with three vessels now potentially facing charges linked to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The vessels caught the attention of maritime authorities during the regional surveillance and enforcement Operation Island Chief across the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) of PNG, Palau, FSM, RMI, Nauru, Kiribati, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands.