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Collaborating on Port State Measures in the fjords of Norway
The First Meeting of the Parties of FAO’s Port State Measures may have come to a close yesterday, but the work continues in Oslo this week as the First meeting of the ad hoc Working Group to be established under Article 21 of the Port State Measures opens today.
Oslo hosts the First Meeting to the Parties of the FAO Port State Measures Agreement
The Norwegian capital plays host this week to the parties of the FAO Port State Measures Agreement to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported ad Unregulated Fishing, affecting many SIDS.
Coinciding with World Oceans Day, Ocean Conference convenes leaders to forge a viable path for a healthy blue economy
Managing the oceans freely and fairly means moving beyond conservation to sustainably using our oceans and other natural resources will define SDGs’ success. Blue Growth is designed to deliver development in three dimensions, balancing a focus on growth and conservation, industrial and small-scale fisheries and aquaculture, while fostering cooperation among countries and partnerships among actors. Investing in Blue Growth can accelerate progress across the SDGs, and maximise benefits for Small Island Developing States.
Blue Economy and Blue Growth discussions in Cabo Verde
International Conference gathers delegations from 30 countries and institutions to share experiences ahead of the upcoming United Nations Oceans Conference
Urgent climate action key to food security in small island states
15 October 2015, Rome -- Urgent action is needed to secure the future and food security of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) against the disproportionate effects of climate change, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said at Expo Milan today.
FAO and Fiji boost joint efforts to promote food and nutrition security and to respond to climate change
08/06/2015 Rome, Italy. An agreement signed today between the Government of Fiji and FAO upgrades the Organization’s Representation in the Republic of Fiji and will serve to strengthen joint efforts to enhance food security and to tackle climate change.
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