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FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 10: Issue 2 March - April 2017

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS  Volume 10: Issue 2March - April 2017

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

 

CONTENTS

Preferential & Fisheries Trade

EU-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement negotiations on track to resume

WTO Arbitrator rules in favour of Mexico in long-standing tuna-dolphin dispute

Fisheries Regulation

US marine mammal rule aims to reduce by-catch associated with imported seafood

WORLD TUNA DAY 2017: FFA STATEMENT BY DG JAMES MOVICK

UN WORLD TUNA DAY  
STATEMENT BY FFA DIRECTOR-GENERAL JAMES MOVICK
May 2, 2017
 
‘Our fish, our future: Celebrating the fish that feeds the world
 
FFA HQ, SOLOMON ISLANDS– Today, May 2, is World Tuna Day in the fullest sense of the term, as the entire Pacific region and the whole world joins celebrations of the region’s iconic fish for the first time.
 

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 10: Issue 1 January-February 2017

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS   Volume 10: Issue 1January-February 2017    

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

 

CONTENTS

Preferential Trade

Philippines risk GSP+ status if death-penalty is reintroduced 

Fisheries Subsidies

WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations gather momentum ahead of the 11th Ministerial Conference

Subsidies reported to continue fuelling profitability for China’s largest tuna fishing companies 

International Women's Day 2017 FFA statement: FFA to progress new Gender Equity Framework in 2017

 08 Mar 2017, FFA HQ SOLOMON ISLANDS – The 8th of March marks International Women’s Day. This year the United Nation’s has chosen the theme “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work.”  This draw’s attention to residual issues such as the gender pay gap, unpaid care work, the challenges for women in the informal economy and the opportunities created by new technologies. 
 

OFCF, FFA annual funding meet reaches ten-year, US10m milestone

Joint FFA-OFCF Release-- Wed 1 March 2017, FFA HQ, SOLOMON ISLANDS In a move that will help strengthen Pacific tuna fisheries, cooperation between the Overseas Fishery Cooperation Foundation of Japan (OFCF) and the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) was reaffirmed during negotiations in Honiara over the past three days.  

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