Media Releases

WORLD OCEANS DAY 2017: STATEMENT BY FFA DIRECTOR GENERAL JAMES MOVICK

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday 8 June 2017
 
UN Ocean Conference, UNHQ, NYC.- The annual World Ocean Day event is especially significant in 2017, as our Pacific nations take to the global stage at the United Nations Ocean Conference on Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life below water. Congratulations to Fiji and Sweden for the co-hosting and facilitation of this global milestone. 
 

Intel and analysis continues as Tui Moana surveillance sweep ends

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS – There were no apprehensions and no blue boats, but the annual fisheries surveillance sweep of the Polynesia sub-region still served up a round of interesting highlights for 2017. Coordinated by the FFA’s Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre, Operation Tui Moana ended its ten-day run on Friday 26th May. 
 

FFA, SPC Pacific workshop sharpens focus on Vietnamese Blue Boats

Friday 5th May, FFA HQ, Honiara Solomon Islands --  Monitoring, Control and Surveillance for Pacific tuna fisheries provides a useful existing framework to help Pacific countries to address the newest threat for Pacific reef systems, Vietnamese Blue Boats.

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

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