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|RFMO Progress on Proposals on MCS and IUU (2013-2021)||January 20, 2022||N/A||English||IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, WCPFC||IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, MCS, RFMOs, WCPFC||Infographics||N/A||Final||January 20, 2022|
|ISSF 2021-03: Transshipment: Strengthening Tuna RFMO Transshipment Regulations*||May 6, 2021||Claire van der Geest||English||N/A||Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, MCS, RFMOs, Transshipment, van der Geest, WCPFC||Best Practices Reports, Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||May 6, 2021|
|The International Challenge of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing||March 16, 2021||N/A||English||N/A||IUU||Infographics||N/A||Final||March 16, 2021|
|ISSF 2021-04: Tuna RFMO Authorised Vessel Lists: A Comparative Analysis to Identify Best Practices*||February 26, 2021||Claire van der Geest||English||N/A||CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, MCS, RFMOs, van der Geest, Vessel Lists, WCPFC||Best Practices Reports, Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||February 26, 2021|
|RFMO Best Practice Performance||June 22, 2020||N/A||English||N/A||Best Practices, CCSBT, Compliance, FADs, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, Observer Coverage, RFMOs, Supply Vessel, Transshipment, Vessel Lists, Vessel Monitoring System, WCPFC||RFMO Best Practices Snapshots||N/A||Final||June 22, 2020|
|RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2020: IUU Vessel Listing||February 3, 2020||ISSF||English||N/A||Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, IUU, RFMOs, Vessel Lists, WCPFC||RFMO Best Practices Snapshots||N/A||Snapshot||February 3, 2020|
|Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Conservation Measures Category||November 10, 2016||N/A||English||N/A||Conservation Measures, IUU||Conservation Measures, Illegal Fishing, Infographics||N/A||Final||November 10, 2016|
|ISSF 2016-03: Unique Vessel Identifiers. Application to vessels less than 24 metres, 100GT or 100GRT||February 11, 2016||Justel-Rubio, van der Geest||English||N/A||IUU, MCS, UVI||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||February 11, 2016|
|Open Letter in Response to Greenpeace Inquiry on Alleged IUU Activity||August 13, 2015||N/A||English||N/A||IUU||Illegal Fishing||N/A||N/A||August 13, 2015|
|White Paper Regarding ISSF Definition Of Illegal, Unreported, And Unregulated (“IUU”) Fishing Activity||July 2, 2014||N/A||English||N/A||IUU||Illegal Fishing||N/A||N/A||July 2, 2014|
|ISSF 2014-08: Updated Guidance on Electronic Monitoring Systems for Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fisheries*||June 5, 2014||Ariz, Charance, Justel-Rubio, Restrepo, Ruiz||English||N/A||Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, IUU, Purse Seine, Restrepo||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||June 5, 2014|