Common Oceans - A partnership for sustainability and biodiversity in the ABNJ

Publications

Final Report in support of: Training activities on use of Biodegradable Fishing Aggregating Devices (FADs)
Category: Tuna & Biodiversity
Type of document: Reports
This report summarizes activities undertaken under the LOA between December 2018 and the end of April 2019 to meet reporting requirements and close the LOA.
Report of the 3rd Workshop of the Tuna Compliance Network, Bangkok, Thailand, 22-24 February 2019
Category: Tuna & Biodiversity
Type of document: Reports
The Tuna Compliance Network (TCN) convened its Third Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, from 22-24 February 2019. The Workshop focused on procedures to assess compliance in tuna RFMOs and gathered, among others, the officers responsible for compliance of the five tuna RFMOs and all Chairs of the Compliance Committees of these organizations. It was the first time ever that these experts got together.
Summary: Event on Common Oceans: Why Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ) Are Essential for People and Planet
Category: Stregthening Capacity
Type of document: Reports
Summary of the High-Level Dialogue and Global Media Forum taking place on the occasion of the inauguration of the world's first-ever large high seas aquarium and exhibit: Nausicáa, the French National Sea Center in Boulogne-sure-mer, France, from 26-28 June 2018. 
Report of the Port-based Outreach Activities of the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project fro 2016-2018
Category: Tuna & Biodiversity
Type of document: Reports
This report details results emanating from vessel visits conducted for the duration of the Port-based Outreach (PBO) pilot project in Cape Town, between October 2016 and October 2018. The PBO pilot project aimed to raise  awareness of Best Practice seabird bycatch mitigation measures (SBMM) in tuna longline fleets operating on the high seas (Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, ABNJ) south of 25°S where use of these is mandatory.
Summary: Side Event on BBNJ Capacity Development in the Context of Climate Change
Category: Stregthening Capacity
Type of document: Reports
This side event took place at the second intergovernmental conference on BBNJ, co-organized by the International Coastal and Ocean Organization (Secretariat of the Global Ocean Forum), the Permanent Mission of Monaco to the United Nations, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, ATLAS, and the Ocean Policy Research Institute of Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Japan.