News

This news section provides an overview of our most recent activities and events:

European Union host Our Ocean 2017

08 October 2017


Our Ocean 2017 was hosted by the European Union in Malta.

FISH-i model of cooperation presented at ACP meeting

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.

New report launched — FISH-i Africa: Our future

27 September 2017


A new report from Stop Illegal Fishing takes a look at the work of the FISH-i Africa Task Force and focuses on the actions and cooperation that are still needed to tackle illegal fishing in the Western Indian Ocean.

South West Indian Ocean Commission moves on Minimum Terms and Conditions

15 September 2017


The meeting focused on the harmonisation of management of tuna fisheries and other highly migratory resources.

New report links illegal fishing to security concerns

17 July 2017


RUSI Occasional Paper ‘Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Threatens Our Security’, 17 July 2017.

Sixth FISH-i Africa Task Force meeting

30 June 2017


The sixth meeting of the FISH-i Africa Task Force in Johannesburg, South Africa on June 28-29, 2017.

FISH-i Africa participate in The Safe Ocean Network meeting

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 all aspects of the fight against illegal fishing.

Connecting Maritime Safety, Security, and Fisheries

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.

New West Africa Task Force report launched

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.

SeaWeb Seafood Summit 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.

FISH-i Africa Wins 2017 Seafood Champion Award

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.

Nigeria hosts fourth West Africa Task Force Meeting

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.

Nigeria National Working Group of the West Africa Task Force established

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.

10th International Forum on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing at Chatham House

17 March 2017


Per Erik Bergh, Sandy Davies, Mark Ssemakula and Sally Frankcom were in London for the 10th International Forum on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing at Chatham House.

First Meeting of the WECAFC Regional Working Group on IUU Fishing

1 March 2017


Per Erik Bergh was in Barbados for the First Meeting of the Regional Working Group on IUU Fishing at the United Nations House on the 1st and 2nd of March 2017. 

ATLAFCO PSMA workshop held in Tangiers

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.

Third International Symposium on FishCRIME held in Vienna

30 September 2017


Over 200 participants from 57 countries took part in the 2017 FishCRIME Symposium.