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.

24 05, 2017

The Ocean Conference: An Integrated Vision that must be Delivered

2017-05-24T18:53:32+00:00 May 24th, 2017|News, Oceans|

At the Ocean Conference (scheduled to take place 5-9 June) in New York, nations will gather to discuss how best to deliver on Sustainable Development Goal 14, Life Below Water. This event is critical because it will, for perhaps the first time, focus the international community on how critical our oceans to our life and livelihoods.