UN Fish Stocks Agreement Briefing

Publication - 22 May, 2006
The UN Fish Stocks Agreement (FSA) is the most comprehensive global agreement relating to the conservation and management of straddling and highly migratory fish stocks. Enhanced implementation, increased participation, as well as the adoption of clear and consistent binding measures to address specific concerns such as illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, participatory rights within regional fisheries management organisations, and management of other high seas fish stocks are all essential if the underlying intent of the Fish Stocks Agreement is to be realised.

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