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Montevideo, June 20th 2018 - 13:23 UTC

Tag: ) Work in Fishing Convention 2007

  • Friday, December 8th 2017 - 08:15 UTC

    Falklands Code of Practice covers much of ILO Work in Fishing Convention

    John Barton pointed out that the FIG Code of Practice which came into force in 2015, already contained provisions relating to the working conditions of fishermen.

    A convention which has been described as opening up a new era for millions of fishermen worldwide will have some impact on fishermen working in the Falkland Islands' waters. Director of Natural Resources John Barton said that he thought some of the articles of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Work in Fishing Convention 2007 would be enshrined into Falklands licensing conditions make them more robust.