Responsible Fishing Practices for Sustainable Fisheries


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As per the Voluntary Guidelines for the Marking of Fishing Gear (VGMFG), the first step towards the implementation of effective [...more]
On the 23 September a webinar presented the main findings of the forthcoming report of GESAMP Working Group 43 (WG [...more]
The GloLitter Partnerships Project, funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and led by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in [...more]
The OECD prepared a Policy Paper for the Climate and Environment Ministers within the context of the G7 Presidency of [...more]
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held a first informal [...more]
The Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) will continue the fruitful collaboration with FAO through the IMO-FAO GloLitter Partnerships (GLP) project in their efforts to [...more]
FAO in collaboration with the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), convened a series of regional workshops on best practices to prevent [...more]
The 45th Session of GESAMP (2018) supported the establishment of a new working group on sea- based sources of marine litter, under the [...more]
The Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML) was launched at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in June 2012 in [...more]