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Forum Fisheries Agency welcomes the Prince of Wales to FFA

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 8:27 am | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, 25 November 2019 -- Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency today hosted His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales on a visit to FFA headquarters in Honiara. More >>

Pacific Island Forum Fisheries on illegal fishing

Friday, 25 October 2019, 6:53 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency leads one of the largest maritime surveillance operations globally to end Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported fishing More >>

Surveillance operation covers area larger than Russia

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 3:07 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, 3 September 2019 – The third Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency-led monitoring, control and surveillance operation for the year - Operation Island Chief 2019 (OPIC19) covered an area greater than the size of Russia, the biggest country ... More >>

Forum Fisheries Ministers sign off on key climate report

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 4:44 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, 26 June 2019 – Fisheries Ministers attending the 16th Forum Fisheries Committee Ministerial Meeting in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, last week signed off on a key report – the Strategic Action Programme for the Sustainable ... More >>

First ever fisheries dialogue between the EU and Pacific

Friday, 21 June 2019, 4:48 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

POHNPEI, 21 June 2019 -- For the first time in the Pacific region, a policy dialogue between the seventeen (17) Forum Fishery Agency (FFA) Members and the European Union (EU) to discuss issues and challenges relating to the sustainable management of marine ... More >>

NZ Deputy Prime Minister impressed with FFA

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 12:11 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, 6 June, 2019 – The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) welcomed a high level delegation led by the New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Honourable Winston Peters, on Wednesday 5 June as part of their visit to Solomon Islands. Minister ... More >>

FFA’s smallest fisheries surveillance

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 6:59 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

FFA’s smallest fisheries surveillance Operation still covers an area 22 times the size of New Zealand More >>

Big challenges headline key Micronesia Fisheries meeting

Saturday, 4 May 2019, 6:21 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

POHNPEI, 4 May 2019 -- “The sustainable management of our offshore tuna resources must deliver stronger economic and social benefits to our island communities.” This is the key message from Forum Fisheries Agency Director-General Dr Manu Tupou-Roosen ... More >>

FFA Embraces the call to action for a "balance for better"

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 4:12 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we recognise that the theme “Balance for Better” – a call to action for driving gender balance across the world – resonates with our own FFA vision. More >>

Samoa and FFA sign agreement on Regional Aerial Surveillance

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 1:50 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

APIA, 28 February 2019 – The Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi and FFA Director General, Dr Manu Tupou-Roosen signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalise Samoa’s support for the FFA’s Regional Aerial ... More >>

Australian CoDF visit a reminder of the power of cooperation

Saturday, 26 January 2019, 10:26 am | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency yesterday welcomed the highest ranking military official from Australia, General Angus Campbell. “The visit by Australian Chief of Defence Force, General Angus Campbell and his team is a reminder of the ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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