IYAFA 2022 | Small-Scale Fisheries (SSF) Summit 2022

Rome, 02/09/2022 04/09/2022

Location: Cittá dell’Altra Economia (CAE), Rome, Italy. Click here to see the map

Please click here to see the photo gallery of the SSF Summit 2022.


Please find below the final report of the Small-Scale Fisheries (SSF) Summit 2022 in:





Organizers: IPC Working Group on FisheriesGeneral Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM)SSF Hub with support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

The Small-Scale Fisheries  (SSF) Summit represents a true opportunity to promote dialogue among small-scale fishers and fish workers, key partners and decision-makers in advance of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) that will take place on 5-9 September in Rome, Italy.  The SSF Summit will take place over the course of three days, as follows:

DAY 1 (2 September 2022-by invitation) Led by the  IPC Working Group on Fisheries, this day will be an opportunity for invited representatives of small-scale fisheries organizations from around the world (both IPC members and non-members) to meet and engage in dialogue.

DAY 2 (3 September 2022) On Day 2, the event will be open to other stakeholder organizations, in addition to the small-scale fisheries organizations participating on Day 1. It will be an opportunity to share experiences and good practices. 

DAY 3 (4 September 2022) Space will be provided in the morning of Day 3 to small-scale fisheries stakeholders to hold informal bilateral and preparatory meetings in advance of COFI. In the afternoon, at 4 pm a dialogue and a reception will take place. In addition to the SSF stakeholders present on Day 1 and 2, the afternoon events will be open to COFI delegations, providing space for informal dialogue and exchange.  

The latest version of the agenda is available by clicking on the button below:


Summary written in French by a participant, available by clicking here