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General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM)

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About GFCM

The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) is a regional fisheries management organization (RFMO) established under the provisions...

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Fisheries

Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries feature a great variety of target species, vessels and fishing gears and play an extremely...

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Aquaculture

Aquaculture is called upon to play a major role for food security, employment and economic development in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. This...

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Environment and conservation

The GFCM is also fully committed to undertake actions and adopt management measures linked to the safeguard of marine environment and of threatened...

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Monitoring, control and surveillance

The GFCM adopts every year binding recommendations linked to monitoring, control and surveillance aspects in order to come to grips with IUU fishing...

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Technical assistance and cooperation

With a view to bringing about a level playing field across the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, the GFCM Secretariat has the mandate to provide...

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Upcoming meetings

2017 (December 4-December 9) Batumi, Georgia
List of GFCM meetings for September-December 2017 (PDF)

Reports - Statutory meetings

2017 (29 June-30 June) FAO HQ, Rome, Italy
2017 (16 May-19 May) Ljubljana, Slovenia
2017 (27 March-29 March) Izmir, Turkey

Reports - Technical meetings

CONTACT: General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM)

Palazzo Blumenstihl, Via Vittoria Colonna 1 00193, Rome, Italy
Email: gfcm-secretariat@fao.org
GFCM Secretariat: organigram and contacts