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International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability

Programme

The Symposium will begin on November 18, 2019 with an Innovation Fair followed by an official opening ceremony.

The following days will be structured around a series of plenary discussions of approximately 2 hours each.

Sessions 1-8 will consist of two keynote lectures, plus two panels of 5 panelists each.

Session 9 will consist on reporting from the Session's rapporteurs on conclusions and messages.

SESSIONS - Day 1

Session 1 – The status of global and regional fisheries sustainability and their implications for policy and management

Advisory Board oversight: Prof (Mr) Ray Hilborn, UW; Dr (Ms) Ana Parma, CONICET; Prof (Mr) Kevern Cochrane, RU

FAO Executive oversight: Yimin Ye and Nicolas Gutierrez

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Session 2 – Sustainable fisheries: linking biodiversity conservation and sustainable use

Advisory Board oversight: Prof (Mr) Christopher Costello, UCSB; Prof (Ms) Beth Fulton, CSIRO; Dr (Ms) Sangeeta Mangubhai, WCS; Dr (Mr) Lifeng Cui, CNFTEC, CSF

FAO Executive oversight: Vera Agostini

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Session 3 – Fish in Food Security and Nutrition: from tide to table

Advisory Board oversight: Dr (Ms) Shakuntala Thilsted, Worldfish; Dr (Mr) Sloans Kalumba Chimatiro, Worldfish

FAO Executive oversight: Elizabeth Graham

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