In preparation for the 2022 UN Ocean Conference, the IUCN Fisheries Expert Group (IUCN-CEM-FEG) and the European Bureau for Conservation and Development (EBCD) have submitted a joint input to the Zero Draft of the Political Declaration, underlining the need to:
- Ensure effective and sustainable fisheries management;
- Climate resilient fisheries;
- Advance progress on BBNJ negotiations.
Read the Zero Draft of the Political Declaration here.