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FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 6: Issue 5 September-October 2013

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS

Volume 6: Issue 5 September-October 2013

By Liam Campling and Elizabeth Havice[1]

CONTENTS

Special Feature

Pacific Tuna Forum 2013

Preferential Trade Agreements

Pacific EPA collapses under weight of fisheries issues? 

Thai-EU FTA may erode Pacific tuna trade preference 

Ecuador GSP+ status set to continue in 2014

Save the Date: Key Tuna meetings in 2014

OCTOBER 2014

Sat 25 GEF Steering Committee FFA Conference Centre, SI

Mon 27-Thu 30  Management Options Consultation (MOC) FFA Conference Centre, SI

Fri 31 Special Officials FFC91  FFA Conference Centre, SI

NOVEMBER 2014

Mon 3-Wed 5 Technical Working Group (Fisheries and Trade) on the EU EPA Negotiation, Suva, FIJI

Mon 9-Sat 11 Nov PNA Special Ministerial Meeting Funafuti, TUVALU

National participation key to success of fisheries surveillance operation: Kurukuru 2013 ends

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS, Friday 18th October 2013 – National surveillance efforts remain the key to the success of the region’s largest annual sweep of fishing vessels in Pacific waters. That’s been the major finding of Operation Kurukuru 2013, which this evening completed its tenth and final day since its launch on October 8th.  

Operation Kurukuru 2013 resulted in a record 1042 vessels being sighted, 111 boardings, and one infringement so far, while others are pending ongoing investigation. 

FFA signs partnership agreement with NZ development org

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS. — A boost in numbers of New Zealand development volunteers supporting Pacific fisheries is to follow the launch of a new regional partnership between the New Zealand Volunteer Services’ Abroad (VSA) program, the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC).

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS Volume 6: Issue 4 July-August 2013

FFA FISHERIES TRADE NEWS  Volume 6: Issue 4  July-August 2013
By Liam Campling and Elizabeth Havice[1]
 
 
CONTENTS
 
Preferential Trade Agreements
Philippines tuna industry set to gain from EU GSP reform 
 
Fisheries Regulation
EU makes first use of sustainable fisheries trade sanctions 
OPRT pushes for reduction in WCPO fishing capacity
 
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