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Monitoring, control, and surveillance of deep-sea fisheries in areas beyond national jurisdiction
Category: Deep Seas & Biodiversity
Type of document: Technical papers
This document provides an overview of the international framework for monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS), enforcement and compliance in deep-sea fisheries in the areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ). It also provides an overview of the regional fisheries management organisations or arrangements (RFMO/As) with a conservation and management mandate for deep-sea species and summarizes the MCS measures implemented by them. It highlights the need for the development of MCS strategy, best-practice data management, capacity building, and compliance evaluation to effectively implement MCS. The final part of 3 this document describes and discusses the IUU vessel listing measures and procedures of the deep-sea RFMO/As, other relevant IUU initiatives and recommendations to improve the IUU listing measures and procedures of the deep-sea RFMO/As.  
Report of the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Deep Seas Project Fifth Project Steering Committee Meeting
Category: Deep Seas & Biodiversity
Type of document: Reports
The fifth meeting of the ABNJ Deep Seas Project Steering Committee (PSC) was held at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy from 27–28 January 2020. The meeting was attended by representatives of eight project partners, including six regional bodies. The primary objectives of the fifth PSC were to consider the preliminary results of the Deep Sea Project (DSP) terminal evaluation and to provide feedback on the framework being developed for a second phase of the project under the coming GEF replenishment cycle. The PSC took note and commented on the Concept Note that has been prepared for the second phase of the DSP. The PSC also noted the timeline for the preparation and submission of documents for the GEF Council and that the five child projects and the Program Framework Document (PFD) need to be submitted together as a package. 
Report of the Final Project Steering Committee: Sustainable Management of Tuna Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in the ABNJ
Category: Tuna & Biodiversity
Type of document: Reports
The seventh meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project was held in FAO Headquarters in Rome from 27-28 January 2020.
Final Report of the Project "Capacity Building on Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE)/Harvest Strategies (HS) in the Indian Ocean Region"
Category: Tuna & Biodiversity
Type of document: Reports
The project organized, implemented and facilitated two workshops on tuna MP/MSE in the Indian Ocean region. The first workshop was organized in Thailand with participation of Maldives, both important coastal developing states in the Indian Ocean. The second workshop was organized in Republic of Korea considering the importance of Korean tuna fisheries in the Indian Ocean region, in particular, and in all tuna RFMOs in general.
Report of the “Furthering Capacity Building for Harvest Control Rules and Management Strategy Evaluation: Indian Ocean Tuna Management Workshop”, Busan, Republic of Korea, 19th – 21st February 2020
Category: Tuna & Biodiversity
Type of document: Reports
The goal of this workshop was to create a better understanding among Indian Ocean States regarding Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE) and Management Procedures (MP, also called Harvest Strategies) to ensure sustainable management of tunas. Specifically, in this workshop, to leverage the understanding of IOTC process, in general, but of the IOTC MP discussions, in particular, of Republic of Korea.
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