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.

2021 IOTC Position Statement (for June 2021 Meeting)

Date Added: April 26, 2021
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RMFOs: IOTC
Tags: Bycatch, Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IOTC, MCS, Observer Coverage, Port State Measures, Sharks, Supply Vessel, Transshipment, Tuna, Vessel Monitoring System
Language: English
report_type: Final

Description

This ISSF position statement focuses on critical measures and issues on which the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) must take action at its Virtual Commission Meeting on June 7-11, 2021, which align with the ISSF global priorities for tuna RFMOs.

A French translation of the statement is available.