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Joint Letter to WCPFC (March 29, 2017): Transparency and Observer Participation

Date Added: March 29, 2017
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RMFOs: WCPFC
Tags: Observer Programs, WCPFC
Language: English
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Report Type: Final

Description

This letter was submitted to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) Regional Fisheries Management Organization (RFMO) on March 29, 2017, by ISSF and several other organizations. The letter urges WCPFC to promote transparency through observer participation at its meetings.

The signatories are ISSF, BirdLife International, Conservation International, Greenpeace, Lewis & Clark Law School, The Nature Conservancy, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, and World Wildlife Fund.