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New Zealand commits NZD 4.9 million to FFA

Friday, 29 June 2018, 12:15 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

AUCKLAND 29 June 2018, -- In a move to enhance tuna fisheries management in the Pacific, the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) committed NZD 4.9million to the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) yesterday. More >>

106th Officials Forum Fisheries Committee Meeting Ends

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 1:07 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

RAROTONGA, 12 May 2018 – At the conclusion of the 106th Officials Forum Fisheries Committee Meeting, delegates from around the Pacific made substantial progress and agreed to a number of key issues that can now be tabled at the 15th Forum Fisheries ... More >>

IUU report puts confirmed figure on illegal tuna fishing

Friday, 11 March 2016, 3:55 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

10 Mar, FFA HQ SOLOMON ISLANDS – The findings of a major study which will put accurate and up to date numbers to the nature and extent of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing will be made public next week. More >>

Pacific nations to benefit from FFA’s new-look centre

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 12:27 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Pacific nations to benefit from FFA’s new-look centre for fisheries surveillance 6 October, 2015, FFA RFSC, Honiara SOLOMON ISLANDS –Fisheries surveillance work at the Pacific's Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre has been refreshed with a ... More >>

FFA, USP team up to train regional tuna ‘detectives’

Friday, 21 February 2014, 1:13 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS. --Fisheries inspectors, investigators and enforcement officers from across the Pacific head home from Suva this weekend, after spending almost a month honing their ‘investigative’ skills to help detect fisheries offences. ... More >>

FFA to build on gains made from Cairns Tuna summit

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 9:12 am | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

FFA says it will build on gains made from Cairns Tuna summit as Samoa prepares to host WCPFC 2014. More >>

Samoa confirmed as host country for WCPFC 2014

Friday, 6 December 2013, 11:54 am | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

WCPFC 10, Cairns, AUSTRALIA. — Thursday 28th November 2013 –Samoa will be hosting not just one but two major international meetings in 2014. The host country for the global UN Conference on Small Islands Developing States in September next year will ... More >>

Pacific fisheries training scholarship boost

Monday, 11 November 2013, 12:47 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS. — New Zealand Aid and the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency will be collaborating in a new initiative to promote maritime qualifications training for the Pacific. More >>

FFA signs partnership agreement with NZ development org

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 2:39 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

A boost in numbers of New Zealand development volunteers supporting Pacific fisheries is to follow the launch of a new regional partnership between the New Zealand Volunteer Services’ Abroad (VSA) program, the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and the Secretariat ... More >>

Regional Fisheries Surveillance Cooperation Continues

Friday, 6 September 2013, 4:21 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS Pacific analysts and national fisheries officers are noting stronger levels of cooperation and data collation, following on from the annual ‘Operation Bigeye 2013’ regional surveillance swoop on fishing vessels ... More >>

Illegal Fishing Maritime Surveillance Operation

Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 1:30 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Operation Kurukuru 2011, a coordinated maritime surveillance operation in which the countries of the Pacific region cooperated to detect, deter and eliminate activities such as illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing and other transnational ... More >>

PNA statement on key decisions on managing tuna fisheries

Tuesday, 12 April 2011, 9:33 am | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Funafuti, Tuvalu, 11 April 2011: The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) Ministers concluded today as leaders made key decisions to advance their sustainable management and development of its tuna. More >>

Outcomes from meetings on illegal fishing

Wednesday, 6 April 2011, 2:26 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 25 MARCH-1 APRIL 2011: The 17 members of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) met last week to discuss how to address illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing at the 14th Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) ... More >>

Tuvalu Minister Opens PNA Annual Meeting On Sustainable Tuna

Monday, 4 April 2011, 11:12 am | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

FUNAFUTI, TUVALU, 4 APRIL 2011: The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) annual meeting opened today in Tuvalu to discuss key issues around sustainable management and development of its tuna. More >>

Report from visits from Australia, Fiji, Kiribati to FFA

Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 1:51 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

High level delegations from member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) - Australia, Fiji and Kiribati - visited the regional headquarters of the agency last week to tour the Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre and to discuss ... More >>

DEVFISH II project of EU funded $10 million USD

Monday, 14 March 2011, 1:45 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, 14 MARCH 2011: The European Union (EU), Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) have commenced the DEVFISH II project to provide national and regional assistance to Pacific ... More >>

Unfinished business remains as WCPFC meeting ends

Saturday, 11 December 2010, 6:47 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HAWAII, US, 10 DECEMBER 2010: As the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) annual meeting closed today, FFA members said there was unfinished business that the Commission needed to address next year. While FFA members made advances ... More >>

Special Management Measures on Eastern High Seas Pocket

Saturday, 11 December 2010, 4:48 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

10th December, 2010, Hawaii: The Cook Islands delegation to the Western Central Pacific Fisheries Commission has successfully introduced special management measures designed to combat illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing in the eastern high seas ... More >>

Action to restrict access to fishing grounds

Saturday, 27 November 2010, 8:16 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

MAJURO, MARSHALL ISLANDS, FRIDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2010: The Ministerial Meeting of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) which includes leaders from Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon ... More >>

Forum Sets up Tuna Website

Saturday, 27 November 2010, 6:53 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

The Ministerial Meeting of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) which includes leaders from Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu, today launched the PNA website – ... More >>

 

 

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