ISSF convenes a diverse group of stakeholders — NGOs, vessel owners, retailers, tuna processors and more — to make sustainability recommendations to tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs).

Here are recent advocacy letters that have resulted from that collaborative work.

2020 IATTC Position Statement

Date Added: October 30, 2020
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RMFOs: IATTC
Tags: Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IATTC, MCS, Tuna
Language: English
Report Type: Final

Description

ISSF prepared this position statement in October 2020 for consideration at the 94th session of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), which will take place November 30-December 4, 2020. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservation; fish aggregating devices (FAD) management; harvest strategies; monitoring, control, and surveillance; and compliance.

The statement also includes ISSF’s top “asks” or requests of IATTC, along with a list of ISSF’s global priorities for all RFMOs.

A Spanish translation of the statement is available.