WCPFC13: FFA welcomes UN adoption of World Tuna Day

Wednesday 3 December 2016
WCPFC13, Denarau, FIJI ISLANDSNews of the United Nations General Assembly’s unanimous adoption today in New York, of a resolution declaring May 2 as World Tuna Day has been welcomed by Pacific nations attending the WCPFC13 in Denarau. The resolution was proposed by Nauru on behalf of the Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) at the United Nations and been actively promoted by all PSIDS in New York.

WCPFC13: Reframe the WCPFC dialogue, put sustainability first, says Teo

Statement of the WCPFC Executive Director Feleti Teo, following his salutations at the opening formalities for the 13th annual regular session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (more commonly known as the Pacific Tuna Commission).
 ..To our Chief Guest, Minister Naiqamu; vinaka vakalevu and thank you for gracing us with your presence this morning and for taking time out of your busy schedule to address the Commission and share your perspectives on its critical work.