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ACRONYMS

1982 UN Convention

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982

1993 FAO Compliance Agreement

Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas

1995 UN Fish

Agreement for the Implementation of the United Nations

Stocks Agreement

Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

CCAMLR

Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

CCSBT

Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna

Code of Conduct

FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries

COFI

FAO Committee on Fisheries

EEZ

Exclusive economic zone

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FFA

South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency

GFCM

General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean

IATTC

Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission

IBSFC

The International Baltic Sea Fishery Commission

ICCAT

International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas

IMO

International Maritime Organization

IOTC

Indian Ocean Tuna Commission

IPOA

International plan of action

IPOA-IUU

International Plan of Action to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

IUU Fishing

Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

MCS

Monitoring, control and surveillance

NAFO

Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization

NEAFC

North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission

NPAFC

North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission

NPOA

National plan of action

NGO

Non-governmental organization

RFMO

Regional fisheries management organization

VMS

Vessel monitoring system

WTO

World Trade Organization


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