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MEDIA RELEASE First ever fisheries policy dialogue between the EU and Pacific

POHNPEI, 21 June 2019 -- For the first time in the Pacific region, a policy dialogue between the seventeen (17) Forum Fishery Agency (FFA) Members and the European Union (EU) to discuss issues and challenges relating to the sustainable management of marine resources commenced in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia today.

 

MEDIA RELEASE: Fisheries Ministers set course for the future of Pacific tuna fisheries

  POHNPEI, 21 June 2019 – This week, Pacific fisheries Ministers and senior government representatives met in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia to progress work that will ensure the region’s major offshore resource – tuna – is not only managed well and sustainably, but continues to provide the social and economic benefits for our Pacific people.

MEDIA RELEASE: Annual Forum Fisheries Ministerial meeting kicks off in Micronesia

POHNPEI, 16 June 2019 – The 16th Forum Fisheries Committee Ministerial meeting begins tomorrow in Pohnpei, the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia, and will tackle a broad range of issues aimed at protecting and securing the long term interests of Pacific Island countries over the region’s valuable tuna resources.

MEDIA RELEASE: NZ Deputy Prime Minister’s First Visit to FFA

HONIARA, 6 June, 2019 – The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) welcomed a high level delegation led by the New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Honourable Winston Peters, on Wednesday 5 June as part of their visit to Solomon Islands.

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 12: Issue 2 March-April 2019

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS  Volume 12: Issue 2March-April 2019

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

 

CONTENTS

Fisheries Trade

Brexit and the UK-Pacific Islands Economic Partnership Agreement

Seafood industry concerns regarding mounting US-EU trade war

Fisheries Management

Overview of PNA Official’s Annual Meeting 

US swordfish closure adversely impacts Hawaii longline fleet

Tuna Industry

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