Cepesca: Strengthen RFMOs
Cepesca’s chief executive Javier Garat with delegates at the 14th round of informal consultations of States party to the New York Agreement for the Conservation and Management of Straddling and Highly Migratory Species. Image: Cepesca

Cepesca: Strengthen RFMOs

Cepesca chief executive Javier Garat has underscored the need for Regional Fisheries Management Organisations to be strengthened. Speaking at the 14th round of informal consultations of States party to the…

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Establishing Black Sea control and monitoring

A pilot project has been launched towards establishing a voluntary observation and inspection programme for the Black Sea by the end of 2019. This follows the recent recommendation by the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) for a multi-annual management plan for turbot in the Black Sea.

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Arctic high seas agreement

Nations with interests in the Arctic regions met this week in Washington DC to reach an international agreement on future exploitation of Arctic fish stocks as increasing areas of international waters become ice-free and accessible.

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