Speeches: Future of Fisheries Roadmap address to 46th Pacific Islands Forum

Address to the 46th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting

by the Hon. Elisala Pita, TUVALU Minister of Natural Resources (Fisheries)

Chair of the Ministerial Forum Fisheries Committee


It gives me great pleasure to address you in my capacity as Chair of the 11th Forum Fisheries Minister’s meeting, which was held in Tuvalu in July of this year.

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 8: Issue 4 July-August 2015


FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS   Volume 8: Issue 4  July-August 2015

By Liam Campling, Elizabeth Havice and Mike McCoy[1]



Preferential Trade 

EU concludes Free-Trade Agreement with Vietnam

Fisheries Regulation

Tri Marine submits petition for purse seine exemption in US waters and high seas

US-Pacific tuna fishing rights hit US89m to end of next year --FFA special ministerial to decide what comes after Dec 2016 

10th August 2015, FFA RFSC Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS –  Pacific Island Parties (PIPs) to the treaty on fisheries with the United States have reached agreement with the US on an Interim Arrangement of the Treaty that will enable US tuna purse seine fishing vessels to fish in the waters of the Parties in 2016. The agreement was reached in Brisbane on Wednesday, August 5th. 

STATEMENTS@FFA - DG Movick to 20th MSG Leaders Summit


James T. Movick
Director General, Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

July 26, 2015

Honourable Prime Ministers and Heads of Delegation, senior officials, the MSG Director General and secretariat staff, distinguished guests and fellow observers, ladies and gentlemen.

Thank you for this opportunity to make this short statement. As time is short I will limit this opportunity to make just a few key points.