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Montevideo, November 20th 2017 - 01:51 UTC

Tag: Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA)

  • Thursday, October 12th 2017 - 18:50 UTC

    FAO calls on all countries to crack down on illegal fishing

    “We need all countries around the world to be part of the PSMA for it to be highly effective,” said Graziano da Silva at the OurOcean Conference

    All countries should join the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) to make sure the landmark treaty aimed at cracking down on illegal fishing succeeds in its aims of ridding the world of a multibillion-dollar scourge that damages human nutrition and environmental sustainability, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said.

  • Wednesday, June 7th 2017 - 08:58 UTC

    FAO meets in Oslo to discuss agreement on ports and IUU fishing

    Designed to prevent fishing vessels from landing IUU catches, PSMA is part of a global effort to safeguard global marine natural resources, Graziano da Silva said.

    The Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA) to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing, an international treaty aimed at stopping rogue fishing practices, gives the world “all the instruments necessary to achieve our goal,” FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva said.