7 10, 2017

FAO: Join global treaty to root out the scourge of illegal fishing

2017-11-16T15:31:44+00:00 October 7th, 2017|News, Oceans|

Calling for strengthening the fight against illegal fishing, the United Nations food security agency has urged all countries to join a landmark global treaty that aims to rid the world of the multibillion-dollar scourge.

2 06, 2017

‘Beginning of end for rogue fishing,’ says UN agency as more States back landmark treaty

2017-11-16T15:35:36+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|News, Oceans|

A new agreement aimed at stopping rogue fishing practices represents the capstone of years of diplomatic effort to combat the scourge of illegal fishing, according to the United Nations food agency.

29 05, 2017

Countries signed to UN-brokered illegal fishing treaty meet for first time

2017-05-30T15:17:44+00:00 May 29th, 2017|News, Oceans|

For the first time since a United Nations-brokered treaty to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing went into force, the countries that endorsed it are meeting in Norway to discuss how to make it a success.

12 04, 2017

Guidelines on keeping illegally caught fish from global supply chains near ‘finish line’ – UN agency

2017-11-16T15:36:58+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Hunger and food security, News, Oceans|

A push to establish internationally-agreed standards to keep illegally caught fish off store-shelves and consumers' plates has taken an important step forward, the United Nations agricultural agency, said today as a measure aiming to create a “gold standard” for catch documentation nears the finish line.