FishCRIME 2017

From 25-26 September 2017 the annual Fisheries Crime Symposium was held in Vienna, Austria

2017 Fisheries Crime Symposium

From 25-26 September 2017 the annual Fisheries Crime Symposium was held in at the Vienna International Centre, Austria, FishCRIME 2017 drew together high-level participants and international experts to highlight and advance commitment to tackling the transnational and inter-continental nature of fisheries crime.


Agenda of the 2017 Fisheries Crime Symposium.

A Global Community Committed To Fight Fisheries Crime

Per Sandberg
Norwegian Minister of Fisheries
Susi Pudjiastuti
Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia
Dagfinn Høybråten
General Secretary for Nordic Council of Ministers
Kofi Annan
Chair of the Africa Progress Panel
Yury Fedotov
Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime
Jürgen Stock
Secretary General of INTERPOL
Ana Katuska Drouet
Minister of Aquaculture and Fisheries of the Republic of Ecuador


Outcomes of the Indonesia pilot workshop for criminal justice practitioners on investigating trafficking in persons in the fishing industry
Anna Tsitsina
OECD Economic Perspective of IUU Fishing and Fisheries Crime
Antonia Leroy
FAO’s Initiatives to Fight Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
Blaise Kuemlangan
The Role and Activities of IGOs to Assist States to Combat Fisheries Crime
Deon Burger
Research to Understand & Respond to Fisheries Crime
Emma Witbooi
Chasing Red Herrings
Eve de Coning
Farah Obaidullah
Cases of Human Trafficking and Forced Labour in Fisheries
2017 Global Estimates of Modern Slavery
Jean-Marie Kagabo
FishNET: Facilitating Poverty Alleviation in Developing Countries by Enhancing their Capacity to Address Fisheries Crime
Jorge Rios
Norway: The Senator and Juras Vilkas Cases
Lars Fause
Collecting the Debt: Forfeiture and Restitution in United States v. Bengis
Marcus Asner
FishCRIME: The 3rd International Symposium of Fisheries Crime
Mas Achmad Santosa
CITES Listed Species and Fisheries Crime
Miguel Ángel Pacheco
Small-scale Fisheries and Abalone – the case of Buffelsjagsbaai
Moenieba Isaacs
Challenges in IUU Crab Investigations: The U.S. experience
Murray Bauer
Illegal Trading: Scottish Razor Clams
Nick Branigan
The International FishFORCE Academy of Indonesia (IFFAI)
Naftalia Siregar
North Atlantic Fisheries Intelligence Group (NA-FIG)
Sølvi Åmo Albrigtsen
Fisheries Management
Thembalethu Vico
Fisheries-Associated Crimes
Tim Steele
The Environmental Drivers of Human Trafficking in Fisheries
Steve Trent
“Giant Ocean Case”
Vichuta Ly
The Basic Position of Chinese Side
Wang Xiaodu