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|ISSF 2021-05: Survey of Human Observer Programs for Purse Seine Vessels and a Set of Best Practices*||April 21, 2021||Holly Koehler||English||N/A||Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Observer Coverage, Observer Programs, Purse Seine, RFMOs, WCPFC||Best Practices Reports, Scientific Reports||N/A||Technical Report||April 21, 2021|
|RFMO Best Practices Snapshot — 2021: Observer Requirements||March 1, 2021||ISSF||English||N/A||Best Practices, CCSBT, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Observer Coverage, Observer Programs, RFMOs, WCPFC||RFMO Best Practices Snapshots||N/A||Snapshot||March 1, 2021|
|2020 WCPFC Position Statement||October 28, 2020||English||WCPFC||Compliance, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Strategies, MCS, Observer Coverage, Observer Programs, Transshipment, Tuna||Position Statements||N/A||Final||October 28, 2020|
|NGO Tuna Forum Global Tuna Sustainability Appeal (September 2018)||September 30, 2018||English||IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, WCPFC||Advocacy, Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, Harvest Control Rules, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, Non-Entangling FADs, Observer Programs, WCPFC||Joint Advocacy, Joint Letters||N/A||Final||September 30, 2018|
|Joint Letter to WCPFC (March 29, 2017): Transparency and Observer Participation||March 29, 2017||English||WCPFC||Observer Programs, WCPFC||Joint Advocacy, Joint Letters||N/A||Final||March 29, 2017|
|Joint Letter to IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, and WCPFC (March 21, 2017): Harvest Strategies and Monitoring, Control and Surveillance||March 22, 2017||English||IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, WCPFC||Electronic Monitoring & Reporting, FADs, Harvest Control Rules, IATTC, ICCAT, IOTC, MCS, Non-Entangling FADs, Observer Programs, WCPFC||Joint Advocacy, Joint Letters||N/A||Final||March 22, 2017|
|ISSF 2012-12: Harmonisation of Purse-Seine Data Collected by Tuna RFMO Observer Programmes||October 19, 2012||ISSF||English||N/A||Bycatch, Observer Programs, RFMOs, Stock Status||Scientific Reports, Technical Reports||N/A||Technical Report||October 19, 2012|