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Pacific Cooperation Ensures Fisheries Continue Despite COVID-19

Friday, 4 September 2020, 5:32 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) are actively working together to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 being transmitted through fisheries operations, allowing the industry to continue making a vital contribution to Pacific ... More >>

Coordination And Commitment During Regional Fisheries Surveillance Operation

Friday, 4 September 2020, 7:23 am | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Fisheries, Maritime & Ports Authority Officers monitoring a fishing vessel unloadingunder COVID-19 Protocols in Apia Port, Samoa. Source: Samoa NHQ. A fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance operation in the Pacific concludes this week, ... More >>

FFA: Aerial Surveillance Critical For Monitoring Of Our EEZs

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 5:30 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

The PMSP-FFA aircraft during a recent stopover in Honiara Fisheries Ministers at their 17th Forum Fisheries Committee meeting on 6-7 August recognized the importance of aerial surveillance, including through the Pacific Maritime Security Program-Pacific ... More >>

Fisheries Ministers Strengthen Their Commitment To Regional Cooperation Amid Pandemic

Saturday, 8 August 2020, 3:08 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Fisheries Ministers from member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) have expressed serious concern about the unprecedented impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on their domestic economies. Their comments came during the 17th ... More >>

FFC Adopts The FFA Regional PSM Framework

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 5:00 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, 5th August 2020 – THE Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Committee (FFC) has successfully sanctioned the regional Port State Measure (PSM) framework at its 114th meeting held in June. According to the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency’s ... More >>

FFA Recognises 40 Years Of Service Of Employees

Sunday, 19 July 2020, 5:23 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

STAFF of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) last week celebrated the achievements and service of two long-serving employees, who have spent 40 years working for the regional fisheries organisation based in Honiara. Solomon Island nationals ... More >>

FFA Coordinates Maritime Surveillance Of Solomon Islands Fisheries With NZDF Assistance

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 6:54 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, 14th July 2020 – A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3K2 Orion aircraft is currently conducting three days of aerial surveillance over Solomon Islands’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), a task coordinated by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries ... More >>

FFA Fisheries Observers Repatriated On Chartered Flight

Friday, 10 July 2020, 6:40 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

Pictured are the nine Fisheries Observers from Fiji, Solomon Islands, and Papua New Guinea just before boarding the chartered aircraft on Monday 6th July, 2020 Pago Pago time. Photo: Steve Kostelnik Nine Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) ... More >>

FFA Convenes Talks On Impacts Of Climate Change On Tuna

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 6:07 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

The participants of the Climate Change meeting which was convened online. Photo: FFA IT/Media HONIARA, 11th June 2020 – THE Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) has hosted a one-day online discussion today, on the impacts of Climate Change ... More >>

FFA Continues To Monitor Fishing Amidst COVID-19 Situation

Friday, 22 May 2020, 6:05 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

The RFSC team during OP RAI BALANG, the surveillance operation taking place as global COVID restrictions came into effect.There were considerably less personnel in the Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre due to travel restrictions; aircraft were ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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