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Director General  José Graziano da Silva

Meeting with Indonesia's Minister for Marine Affairs and Fisheries

Indonesia joined global effort against illegal fishing

12 June 2016, Rome - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met  Susi Pudjiastuti, Minister for Marine Affairs and Fisheries, who was in Rome to attend FAO's annual Committee on Fisheries. 

FAO Director-General praised Indonesia's effort, as it is one of the 34 countries (plus the European Union on behalf of its 28 members) that have acceded to the Port State Measures Agreement,  the world's first international treaty specifically aimed at tackling Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing.