FAO Project Common Oceans: Global sustainable fisheries management and biodiversity conservation in ABNJ

This GEF project, signed in 2011 (GEF) involves FAO, (coordinating agency) as well as UNEP and the World Bank (as partner implementing agencies) and a number of RFMOs, industry and NGO partners.  FEG has been invited to be a partner in this project and both Serge Garcia and Jake Rice …

Workshop on Linking global and regional levels in the management of marine areas beyond national jurisdiction

Organized by FAO, GEG and the Global Ocean Forum (GOF) in Rome, 17-20/02/2015.  In Session 2, Achieving sustainable fisheries in ABNJ, S. Garcia was asked to make a presentation on EAF in ABNJ: How far have we come? Background: The marine areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ), which comprise 64% of …

Workshop on Linking global and regional levels in the management of marine areas beyond national jurisdiction

The workshop was held  in Rome, 17-20/02/2015 and it was organized by the Global Ocean Forum and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in special cooperation with the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) and the project partners of the Global Environment Facility/Food and Agriculture Organization/Global Ocean …