This news section provides an overview of our most recent activities and events:
30 November 2017
Regional minimum terms and conditions for fisheries access arrangements meeting
9 November 2017
Fifth West Africa Task Force meeting strengthens regional collaboration to stop illegal fishing
26 October 2017
Zanzibar hosts Port State measures Agreement (PSMA) stakeholders consultation
16 October 2017
Opportunities for tackling safety at sea through the Cape Town Agreement discussed at IMO workshop
08 October 2017
Our Ocean 2017 was hosted by the European Union in Malta.
27 September 2017
The work of the FISH-i Africa Task Force was presented at the 5th meeting of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States.
15 September 2017
The meeting focused on the harmonisation of management of tuna fisheries and other highly migratory resources.
17 July 2017
RUSI Occasional Paper ‘Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Threatens Our Security’, 17 July 2017.
18 June 2017
Per Erik Bergh attended the 2nd planning meeting of The Safe Network. The network seeks to build a global community to strengthen the fight against illegal fishing.
13 June 2017
Sally Frankcom (Communications Officer) attended the Connecting Maritime Safety, Security, and Fisheries event organised by The Pew Charitable Trusts at the Imperial War Museum in London.
12 June 2017
The new report The West Africa Task Force: Cooperation. Collaboration. Communication provides an insight into the establishment and operation of the West Africa Task Force.
08 June 2017
NFDS staff attend Gaborone workshop on the 7th June 2017.
09 June 2017
The SeaWeb Seafood Summit aims to foster dialogue and partnerships that lead to a seafood marketplace that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.
07 June 2017
Per Erik Bergh (MD) receives the Seafood Champion Award for Innovation from Mark Spalding, on behalf of the FISH-i Africa Task Force.
28 May 2017
Per Erik Bergh (Managing Director) and Mark Ssemakula (Project Officer) participated in the fourth West Africa Task Force (WATF) meeting, held on the 25th and 26th of May, in Lagos.
28 May 2017
Per Erik Bergh (Managing Director) and Mark Ssemakula (Project Officer) participated in the Nigeria National Working Group meetinig of the West Africa Task Force, held in Lagos from the 22nd – 24th May.
17 March 2017
The 10th International Forum on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing at Chatham House.
1 March 2017
Per Erik Bergh was in Barbados for the First Meeting of the WECAFC Regional Working Group on IUU Fishing on the 1st and 2nd of March 2017.
1 January 2017
Per Erik Bergh (Managing Director) attended the GFCM-ATLAFCO joint workshop ‘Supporting the regional implementation of the FAO Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA)’ in Tangiers on 6-8 December.
30 September 2017
Over 200 participants from 57 countries took part in the 2017 FishCRIME Symposium.