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04 Jul 2020 - publication - project: 6920 - English [ATSEA2] Timor-Leste Country Brief
The Arafura and Timor Seas (ATS) are part of the North Australian Shelf marine ecosystem – stretching between the Pacific and Indian Oceans across the Timor Sea to the Torres Strait. The region hosts some of the world’s richest marine biodiversity...
04 Jul 2020 - publication - project: 6920 - English [ATSEA2] Indonesia Country Brief
The region of the Arafura and Timor Seas (ATS) is significant in connecting the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) and plays a role in global ocean circulation. It is adjacent to the Coral Triangle which hosts the world’s high...
18 May 2020 - report - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] Seventh Project Steering Committee: Sustainable Management of Tuna Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in the ABNJ Report
The seventh meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project was held in FAO Headquarters in Rome from 27-28 January 2020. A total of 44 participants attended the meeting. The list of participants is provided ...
18 May 2020 - report - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] Sixth Project Steering Committee: Sustainable Management of Tuna Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in the ABNJ Report
The sixth meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project was held in FAO Headquarters in Rome from 08-10 July 2019. A total of 47 participants attended the meeting. The list of participants is provided in An...
18 May 2020 - report - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] Fifth Project Steering Committee: Sustainable Management of Tuna Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in the ABNJ Report
The fifth meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project was held in FAO Headquarters in Rome from 16-18 July 2018. A total of 46 participants attended the meeting. The list of participants is provided in An...
18 May 2020 - report - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] Fourth Project Steering Committee: Sustainable Management of Tuna Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in the ABNJ Report
The fourth meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project was held in FAO Headquarters in Rome from 11th to 13th July 2017. A total of 54 participants attended the meeting. The list of participants is provid...
18 May 2020 - report - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] Third Project Steering Committee: Sustainable Management of Tuna Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in the ABNJ Report
The third meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project was held in FAO Headquarters in Rome from 6th to 8th July 2016. A total of 31 participants attended the meeting. The list of participants is provided ...
18 May 2020 - report - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] Second Project Steering Committee: Sustainable Management of Tuna Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in the ABNJ Report
The second meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of the Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project was held in FAO Headquarters in Rome from 28 to 30 July 2015. A total of 43 participants attended the meeting. The list of participants is provided i...
18 May 2020 - report - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] First Project Steering Committee: Sustainable Management of Tuna Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in the ABNJ Report
The first meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) was opened on June 11, 2014, by the Global Programme Coordinator, Mr Jeremy Turner, from FAO, who welcomed the participants (see Annex I) and expressed the satisfaction of FAO on the formal...
18 May 2020 - report - project: 4660 - English [ABNJ Deep Sea and Biodiversity] Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Deep Seas Project Fourth Project Steering Committee Meeting Report
The fourth meeting of the ABNJ Deep Seas Project Steering Committee (PSC4) was held in SaintDenis, Reunion from 23–25 January 2019, with the cooperation of the SIOFA Secretariat. The meeting was attended by representatives of eight project partner...
18 May 2020 - publication - project: 4660 - English [ABNJ Deep Sea and Biodiversity] Step-Wise Guide for the Implementation of International Legal and Policy Instruments Related to Deep-Sea Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
This step-wise guide aims to assist with the implementation of relevant international instruments pertaining to deep-sea fisheries and biodiversity conservation in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ), especially the high seas, into national ...
18 May 2020 - publication - project: 4660 - English [ABNJ Deep Sea and Biodiversity] Review and Analysis of International Legal and Policy Instruments Related to Deep-Sea Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
This document reviews the international policy and legal instruments, institutional arrangements and processes relevant to deep-seas fisheries management and biodiversity conservation, and describes the inter-linkages and overlaps between them. It...
15 May 2020 - report - project: 4582 - English [ABNJ Strengthening Capacity] Linking Global and Regional Levels in the Management of Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ) Summary Workshop Report
The workshop aimed to assess knowledge, ongoing trends and efforts at national/regional and global levels, and available capacity relevant to sustainable management of fisheries and biodiversity conservation in ABNJ; exploring, in particular, the ...
15 May 2020 - report - project: 4582 - English [ABNJ Strengthening Capacity] Capacity Development to Improve the Management of Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ): Needs, Experiences, Options, and Opportunities Workshop Report
This report is organized into sections which draw on the six sessions that took place during the workshop. Each section provides an overview of the remarks made during the session or sessions relevant to the topic of that section and, where applic...
15 May 2020 - outreach-material - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] The Tuna Compliance Network
The sustainability of fisheries can only be achieved through the adoption and effective implementation of Conservation and Management Measures (CMMs). This is, in particular, the case for straddling stocks and highly migratory species, where Membe...
15 May 2020 - publication - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] Design Options for the Development of Tuna Catch Documentation Schemes
This paper takes into account the historical evolution of CDS, and what CDS have come to embody today. Its primary intention is to provide a technical reference for the development of new CDS for tuna fisheries. Therefore, the tuna RFMOs currently...
15 May 2020 - publication - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] Implementation of Port State Measures
This document focuses on the implementation of two legal instruments - the FAO Agreement and IOTC Resolution – which, as noted above, are almost identical. Together, they are legally binding on a wide range of countries. At national level, the pro...
15 May 2020 - outreach-material - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] Flyer: Implementation of Port State Measures
The entry into force of the Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (FAO Agreement) on 5 June 2016, reflected the successful culmination of global efforts to combat IUU fishing by settin...
15 May 2020 - publication - project: 4660 - English [ABNJ Deep Sea and Biodiversity] Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems: Processes and Practices in the High Seas
This has produced important knowledge, information, and good practices that are valuable for the ongoing discussions on the development of protective measures towards significant adverse impacts on VMEs from bottom fishing activities in the deep-s...
15 May 2020 - outreach-material - project: 4660 - English [ABNJ Deep Sea and Biodiversity] International Commitments Relating to Biodiversity in Sustainable Deep-Sea Fishing in the ABNJ are Embodied in a Wide Range of Instruments and are Implemented by States and Eight Regional Bodies
The analysis showed the importance and need to address both impact and conservation issues in the management of deep-sea fishing is clearly recognized in all current instruments that pertain to management of living resources in the deep-sea areas ...

 

 

 

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