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2020 IOTC Position Statement

Date Added: October 8, 2020
Downloaded: 167 times
RMFOs: IOTC
Tags: Compliance, FADs, Harvest Strategies, IOTC, MCS, Supply Vessel, Tuna
Authors: ISSF
Language: English
report_type: Final

Description

ISSF prepared this position statement in October 2020 for consideration at the 24th session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), which will take place November 2-6, 2020. The statement covers topics in these categories: tuna conservation and management; management procedures (harvest strategies); FAD and supply vessel management; monitoring, control, and surveillance (MCS); and compliance processes.

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

A French translation of the statement is available.