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Fighting fisheries crimes: Ways forward

Fighting fisheries crimes: Ways forward Sunken: A foreign-flagged vessel that illegally fished in Indonesian territories is sunken in Natuna waters, Riau Islands, on Aug. 17, 2016. (POOL/Dokumentasi KKP)
Zaki Mubarok Busro
Vienna   ●   Thu, October 12, 2017

This third symposium on fisheries crimes held by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) in Vienna on Sept. 25-26 seemed so different. Those in attendance shared a positive and strong commitment to the fight against fish poachers and crimes along the value chain of fisheries.

This followed the first fisheries crimes symposium held in Cape Town (2015) and the second in Yogyakarta (2016). The collaborative and tireless efforts of the Indonesian Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry, the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, UNO DC, Interpol, the Nordic Council of Ministers, the North Atlantic Fisheries Intelligence Group and the PescaDOLUS research network to bring about this crucial matter to the fore has attracted global attention.

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