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Capacity Project hosts side event during the Organizational Meeting of the Intergovernmental Conference on BBNJ
Next week, on 16-18 of April, the organizational session of the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) will convene...
Billfish Consortium advises on fisheries management and conservation in the Caribbean
Fort Lauderdale, U.S. 14 March 2018. The Consortium on Billfish Management and Conservation (CBMC) held its 5th meeting on 14 March 2018, funded by the Caribbean Billfish Project under the Common Oceans ABNJ Project on Ocean Partnerships (OPP). The overall OPP is funded by the Global Environment...
Ghana and Fiji: an exchange of experiences on Electronic Monitoring Systems as compliance tools
Accra, Ghana February 2018. On the 5th of February, members from the Ghanaian Government met with representatives from the Government of Fiji and the Fiji Fishing Industry Association (FFIA) in Accra, Ghana to exchange experiences from having conducted trials on the use of Electronic Monitoring Systems (EMS) as a tool...
FFA hosts Pacific-Global Zone-based Tuna Fisheries Management Knowledge Exchange with support from OPP
Honiara, Solomon Islands 13-15 February 2018. Lamine Camara, Director of Fisheries for Mauritania, was the first representative from Mauritania to visit the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) in Honiara, Solomon Islands when he arrived in February this year. Joining him on the occasion were an additional 20...
New Project Coordinator for the Deep Seas Project
The Common Oceans ABNJ Program is happy to announce that William Emerson has been recruited to be the new Project Coordinator for the Common Oceans ABNJ Deep Seas Project, and that he will be joining the team at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations' (FAO) headquarters,...
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