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FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS Volume 12: Issue 4 July-August 2019

FFA TRADE AND INDUSTRY NEWS . Volume 12: Issue 4  July-August 2019

By Liam Campling, Elizabeth Havice and Mike McCoy [1]

 

CONTENTS

Fisheries Trade 

Signs of convergence in WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations, but major differences remain 

EU-Mercosur reach trade agreement, but threatened by environmental concerns

Fisheries Regulation

Marshall Islands seeking EU market access; hopeful of removal from EU ‘tax haven’ blacklist

MEDIA RELEASE:PNG media prepped to tell “fish-story” ahead of Seventh Pacific Tuna Forum

PORT MORESBY, 11 September 2019 – Media personnel in Papua New Guinea now have a better understanding of the significance and value of tuna fisheries after three days of a fisheries-related media workshop. The workshop was held from 9-11 September in Port Moresby and brought together around twenty journalists, as well as selected journalism students from Divine Word University in Madang.

MEDIA RELEASE: Chief Justice of the Solomon Islands and FFA Director-General co-host the first Pacific regional judicial symposium to promote responsibility in fisheries

Honiara, Solomon Islands, Tuesday 6 August 2019 –the Honourable Chief Justice of the Solomon Islands Sir Albert Palmer and the Director-General of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA), Dr Manumatavai Tupou-Roosen yesterday opened the first Pacific regional judicial symposium on the theme “Responsibility in Fisheries”.

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