As the focal point in the United Nations system for fisheries and aquaculture, FAO participates in the:

The Department actively contributes to interagency activities such as:

  • UN-Oceans, as an originating partner agency;
  • GESAMP, as a founding sponsoring agency

FAO is also playing a key supporting role in crafting a global development framework to succeed the Millennium Development Goals, providing technical and policy advice, information and data to member States and UN-system partners on aspects pertaining to fisheries and aquaculture.

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