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Combatting Fisheries Crime

“Transnational organized fisheries crime needs to receive stronger attention from the international community. We strongly encourage States to take appropriate measures at national, regional and international levels, including to strengthen law enforcement and related efforts, to combat organized criminal groups involved in such crime, in accordance with national laws and relevant international instruments.”

Statement by the Head of Delegation of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia H.E. Mr Salman Luthan on behalf of Friends of Fisheries at the 26th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), Vienna, 22-26 May 2017.

Previous Fisheries Crime Symposiums

The first FishCRIME Symposium was held in South Africa in 2015, as a joint initiative of the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Stop Illegal Fishing and PescaDOLUS. In 2016, the second successful FishCRIME Symposium, co-hosted by the Government of Indonesia, the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, UNODC and PescaDOLUS, took place in Indonesia. You can download the outcomes documents from the first two symposiums, below: