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Priorities for RFMOs in 2023

Each year, ISSF identifies priority actions for tropical-tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) to take to improve fishery sustainability in their regions.

To shape RFMO discussion and decision-making, ISSF’s science and advocacy experts have outlined their concerns and advice for 2023. A new ISSF web page offers an overview. ISSF position statements — which we disseminate ahead of RFMO annual meetings and special sessions — also explore these priority topics.

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Q&A: MRAG Americas Vice President Graeme Parkes stresses value of third-party audits

As part of its commitment to foster transparency and accountability in the fishing industry, ISSF engages third-party auditor MRAG Americas to assess ISSF participating seafood companies’ compliance with ISSF conservation measures according to a rigorous audit protocol.

ISSF President Susan Jackson sat down with conformity assessment body MRAG Americas Vice President Graeme Parkes to discuss the ISSF audit and compliance process.

Read more in SeafoodSource


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