Category Archives: United Nations

IFFO’s Annual Conference features high level panel and the EU commission

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THAI Union addresses world leaders on combating modern slavery at United Nations General Assembly

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IFFO-hosted side event at COFI 33: “Aquaculture industry stakeholders communicate vital role in global food security at FAO event”

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UN Global Compact launching today the Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business; Norwegian Gov’t & Cermaq are partners

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CERMAQ first corporation to joins UN Global Compact Ocean Action Platform; Release of 2017 Sustainability Report

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UN declares June 5 as International Day for the Fight Against IUU Fishing & 2022 as International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture

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ANALYSIS will focus on global occupational health, safety standards & challenges facing 18 million people in global aquaculture industry; FAO-funded research

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WWF calls on WTO to end subsidized overfishing and illegal fishing; Position Paper for WTO members ahead of 11th Ministerial Conference

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RURAL areas, too long seen as poverty traps, key to economic growth in developing countries; “sweeping transformations needed” – FAO

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OUR Ocean kicks off in Malta: “The sea is a global common. It is Our Ocean because it belongs to humanity, to each and every human being” – Mogherini

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VIGO Dialogue 2017: Calling for international commitment to human rights & decent work in fisheries value chains; Implementation of international instruments

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EU & FAO join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance: “AMR marks a grave societal and economic burden”

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ILO meeting: Europêche fishing vessel owners agree to promote full respect for fishers’ social and labour rights

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SUSTAINABILITY reporting: “… increasing transparency of reporting by the world’s largest companies” highlighted by World Seafood Congress

Below is an excerpt from the World Seafood Congress 2017 wrap-up meeting on September 14  in Reykjavík Iceland 2017 – Based on inputs from Matís experts and chairs of sessions at the World Seafood Congress. The comments pertaining to “increasing transparency” by the world’s largest seafood companies follow the September 11, 2017 WSC  presentation by Seafood Intelligence editor Bertrand Charron, titled “Transparency & Sustainability Reporting in the Global Seafood Industry”:

Full highlighted Outcomes from the WSC 2017 here: https://wsc2017.com/2017/09/18/highlighted-outcomes-from-the-world-seafood-congress-in-reykjavik-iceland-2017/

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SMALL-scale fisheries are no “relics of a bygone age”: New study maps policy dilemmas affecting those who provide most of the fish we eat

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GLOBAL aquaculture in the limelight in China; Incl. “Exploring the sustainable development of the flatfish industry in China”; New ASC standards

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AVAAZ campaign: A million people demand a global ban on single-use plastic at UN Oceans Conference; “Phase out single use plastic within next 5 years”

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SDGs & Sustainability Reporting: “To achieve real impact on the ground, focused and coordinated effort and accomplishments are key” – Stockholm Declaration

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