Hundreds of activities and events are being organized worldwide to promote #IYAFA2022. 

Click on the map below to find an activity or event near you.

To visualize the entire list of events, please click here.

Feature your activity on our interactive map by registering it using the form below. Let us know if you need our help. We can provide you with a range of promotional materials in several languages – posters, banners or social media graphics and more!

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS - International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture

The Events page of the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (herein after “IYAFA”) aims to highlight all IYAFA related activities and events on an interactive map that promote the IYAFA.

The IYAFA Events page also aims to encourage the public and all stakeholders and partners of the IYAFA to participate and showcase their efforts in raising awareness about the Year.

All users of the website that contribute to the Events page content, by registering their activity on the IYAFA Events page hereby acknowledge and agree to the following:

General Provisions

  • Users acknowledge and accept to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, and the FAO’s Terms and Conditions. In the event of a conflict or inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and FAO’s Terms and Conditions, the present Terms and Conditions shall prevail to the extent necessary to resolve such conflict or inconsistency.
  • FAO has the right to remove from the IYAFA website any information which is not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions and the FAO’s Terms and Conditions and
  • Information provided by users who wish to submit one or more events, when registering via the form will be processed by FAO and stored in the IYAFA database in accordance with FAO’s corporate procedures, including its Privacy Policy. Such information will be used and may be made available to third parties exclusively for services related to and within the purposes of the IYAFA and Features, or FAO institutional activities.

Users’ access

  • When registering on the IYAFA website, users will be required to submit data, including Contact Data and Personal Data as defined in FAO’s Privacy Policy. Such data may comprise name, surname, country/location of the event, email address and area of expertise of users and, when applicable, the name and contact details of the organization or company they are representing or working for. All information shared with the IYAFA website will be identified with the users’ name and/or affiliation.
  • Login details required to access the IYAFA website are strictly personal and should not be shared with others.
  • FAO reserves the right to verify the eligibility of users or that of any entry (including users’ identity and address) and to not publish or remove any user who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the entry process. By submitting entries to the Events page, users agree that their Contact and Personal Data may be processed, shared, and otherwise used for the purposes and within the context of the IYAFA website and any other purposes outlined in these Terms and Conditions.
  • FAO reserves the right at any time, and from time to time, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the IYAFA website, including any means of accessing or utilizing it, at its sole discretion with or without prior notice to users.
  • FAO may at its sole discretion, under any circumstances, for any or no reason whatsoever and with or without prior notice to users, terminate any user’s access to the FAO website, including to any means of accessing or utilizing it.

Responsibility of Users

Users acknowledge and agree that they:

  • will comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, anti-spam laws;
  • cannot enter data for anyone else other than themselves or the organization or company they are representing;
  • cannot create a false identity, or misrepresent their identity, affiliation with a person or entity, past or present, or their current or previous positions and qualifications;
  • are responsible for ensuring the accuracy, integrity and security of the information that they provide when accessing the Registration Form, including any Contact or Personal Data.

Users may only post materials for which they have the right or permission to distribute electronically and to authorize others to redistribute. Unless otherwise indicated, users acknowledge and agree that the material posted on the IYAFA Events page may be reused and redistributed by users for non-commercial purposes, in line with the objectives of the IYAFA Platform, without requesting prior written permission. Where specific authorization to reuse and redistribute material is required, users must obtain the necessary permission from the respective rights holder(s).

By registering and submitting the entries, users agree that FAO may - in accordance with the choices made by users about who can see their content or information, when applicable - reproduce, distribute, display and create derivate works, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to the users or others, of the data provided in the Events page, including Contact and Personal Data, in connection with the purpose of the IYAFA and the promotion of FAO’s work, in:

  • the IYAFA website;
  • FAO corporate website:;
  • Corporate videos or digital recordings to illustrate the work of the Organization;
  • Printed FAO publications or brochures;
  • Social media channels;
  • Any other media used by FAO in its communications.

At any time, users can request FAO to delete, review, correct or update their registration and Contact or Personal Data by writing to [email protected]

Changes to these Terms and Conditions will be posted on this webpage and will be available via the FAO website. By continuing to use any of the IYAFA subsequent to FAO making available an amended version of these Terms and Conditions, users acknowledge, agree and consent to such amendment(s).

Disclaimer and limitation of liability

  • The information on the FAO IYAFA Events page is provided for the convenience of users. Hence, FAO is not responsible for its accuracy, nor for any use of such information by users.
  • The mention of an institution or of its services on the FAO IYAFA Events page, does not imply that these have been endorsed, accredited or recommended by FAO.
  • The designations employed and the presentation of material through the FAO IYAFA events page do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of FAO, concerning the legal or development status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
  • The designations employed and the presentation of material in the maps do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of FAO concerning the legal or development status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
  • Hyperlinks to non-FAO websites available on the FAO IYAFA Events page, do not imply any official endorsement of or responsibility on the part of FAO for the opinions, ideas, data, products or activities presented at these locations, nor guarantee the validity of the information provided. The sole purpose of links to non-FAO sites is to indicate further information available on related topics. The information is provided on the basis that users accessing the platform assume responsibility for assessing its relevance, accuracy and suitability for application.
  • FAO reserves the right to discontinue and/or modify, for any reason and without notice, at any time, the posting of any or all of the information contained on the FAO IYAFA Events page.
  • Under no circumstances shall FAO, or its subcontractors, bear responsibility to any user or third parties for any misrepresentation, inaccuracy, error, omission, deletion, defect, alteration of any content posted in the IYAFA Events page, or for its timeliness or completeness.
  • FAO shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from, or directly or indirectly connected to, the use of, reference to, or reliance on any content provided in the IYAFA Events page, including, but not limited to, any liability arising from any intentional or negligent misuse, errors, disclosure, undue transfer, loss or destruction of data that may occur.

Privileges and Immunities

  • Nothing in these Terms and Conditions, nor any acts performed or statements made in relation to the IYAFA Events page, shall be deemed as a waiver, express or implied, of any of the privileges and immunities of FAO, or as its acceptance of the applicability of any national laws, or of the jurisdiction of the courts of any country over disputes arising out of, or in connection with, these Terms and Conditions.

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