Chatham House IUU Forum: More transparency needed in EU IUU controls?

Posted By Stop Illegal Fishing:3rd May, 2018: Fisheries Management

Undercurrent News reporting live from the 11th International Forum on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in London, UK.

The forum brings together over 100 leading policymakers, researchers, industry representatives and civil society groups from across the world to discuss the latest initiatives, regulations and research in the area of fisheries governance and trade in illegal fish products, according to the organizer, research body Chatham House

Topics for this year’s forum will include traceability, enforcement and sanctions, transparency and the links between IUU fishing and slavery at sea, amongst others.

Also covered:

IUU experts divided on how to tackle transhipment
More measures taken to protect observer safety
Public VMS data would reveal far more about world fishing activities
Tech firm uses machine to uncover transhipment`s secrets
Central American states step up fight against IUU fishing
More transparency needed in EU IUU control regulation
IPNLF improves tuna traceability in the Maldives with new app
New England Seafood`s approach on responsible sourcing
IMO to update training standards for fishing vessels staff
New project global exchange of seafood catch/trade data
Fish-i: Fishing violations tip of the IUU iceberg
UNODC: Embedded advisors aid West Africa, Horn of Africa maritime security
Norwegian pension fund: Investigating IUU record of seafood companies in portfolio `very challenging`
Vessels involved in IUU often insured
Consultant: Creditors have close links with seafood companies
IUU the sixth-largest global crime
Follow the money
Money, control and technology

Source: Undercurrent News

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