ISSF position statements raise issues and recommendations for Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs) to consider in their policymaking discussions and decisions.

Our advocacy team prepares and circulates our statements in advance of major tuna RFMO meetings. Some statements are available in several languages, depending on RFMO region. If you would like to request an older version of a statement, write to us at [email protected]org.

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.