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FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS JAN 2010

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 3: Issue 1 January 2010

By Elizabeth Havice, Amanda Hamilton and Liam Campling[1]

 

 

Contents

Fisheries Trade-related Regulation

Early steps in reform of EU Fisheries Partnership Agreements


Fisheries Regulation and Development

Study suggests WCPO conservation efforts not sufficient, new WCPFC limits on FAD fishing, developments in Catch Documentation Scheme

New book available on legal and policy trends in fisheries

Navigating Pacific Fisheries analyses the legal and policy context for the conservation, management and exploitation of tuna fisheries in the Western and Central Pacific region. Each chapter analyses and explores a key legal or policy issue of the tuna fisheries with a particular focus on Pacific island interests.

Course Nominations and Scholarships now open

The International Ocean Institute-Pacific Islands and the Division of Marine Studies of the University of the South Pacific invite nominations for people to participate in the next Train Sea Coast (TSC) course. The course on Responsible Fisheries in the Pacific Islands Region: implementation of Post-UNCED International Instruments will be convened at the Division of Marine Studies facilities from Monday 12 - Friday 23 July, 2010.

Regional Tuna Management and Development Strategy available online

The Regional Tuna Management and Development Strategy (RTMADS) is now available online.

Adopted by the fifth meeting of Forum Fisheries Committee (FFC) Ministers in May 2009 in Alofi, Niue, the Strategy was also noted at the Pacific Island Forum Leaders annual meeting in Cairns, Australia in July 2009. The Strategy is complimentary to, and underpins the strategic and annual operational planning framework that is already in place for the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA).

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FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS DECEMBER 2009

 


FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 2: Issue 12 December 2009

By Liam Campling, Amanda Hamilton and Elizabeth Havice[1]

 

CONTENTS

FISHERIES SUBSIDIES 

Update on fisheries subsidies ‘Roadmap’ discussions at the WTO 

PREFERENTIAL AND FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS

Regional MCS Strategy

Click attachment titles below to read the reports prepared as part of development of the Regional MCS Strategy conducted on 2009 and presented at FFC71. The reports are prepared by consultants and do not neccessarily reflect the views of FFA.

Pacific Islands proposals on sharks and swordfish adopted at WCPFC

PAPEETE, TAHITI, FRENCH POLYNESIA, 10 DECEMBER 2009: Proposals from Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) members on sharks and
swordfish were adopted at the 6th Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) meeting today.

Pacific Islands act to stop illegal fishing at WCPFC

PAPEETE, TAHITI, FRENCH POLYNESIA, 9 DECEMBER 2009: Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) members were successful in tightening controls on illegal fishing at the 6th Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) meeting.

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