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SEAFDEC takes part in the Twenty-eighth Session of the Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics

The Senior Information Officer of SEAFDEC Secretariat, Ms. Saivason Klinsukhon, participated in the 28th Session of the Asia and Pacific Commission on Agricultural Statistics in Bali, Indonesia on 10-14 February 2020. The Meeting was convened by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and hosted by the Government of Indonesia. Representatives from the 24 APCAS Member Countries, …

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SEAFDEC improves access to its publications

During the Inter-Departmental Information Workshop organized by the SEAFDEC Secretariat on 4-7 February 2020 at the SEAFDEC Training Department in Samut Prakan, Thailand, the issues and concerns regarding the SEAFDEC Repository were addressed in order that the publications of SEAFDEC could be made easily accessible to the stakeholders. Attended by the information-related staff from SEAFDEC Secretariat and Departments, the Workshop …

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SEAFDEC participates in the FAO Regional Workshop on IUU Fishing

SEAFDEC attended the Regional Workshop on Sharing National Priorities for Addressing Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing in the Bay of Bengal and Gulf of Thailand, which was organized by FAO in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-15 January 2020. The Workshop was attended by 30 delegates from the South Asian and Southeast Asian countries as well as representatives from international and …

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Internal Workshop for Special Assignment of 2019 RFPN Members Organized

The Internal Workshop for Special Assignment of RFPNs was organized by SEAFDEC Secretariat on 17-19 December 2019 at Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand. Supported by Japanese Trust Fund (JTF), the Internal Workshop was aimed at enhancing the capacity of the 2019 Regional Fisheries Policy Network (RFPN) members. As part of the Workshop activities, the RFPN members, together with senior staff of …

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SEAFDEC Participates in the Second ASEAN Meeting on Combating IUU Fishing in Partnership with the EU

Hosted by the ASEAN Secretariat in collaboration with the Department of Fisheries Thailand, the Second ASEAN Meeting on Combating IUU Fishing in Partnership with the EU was convened on 13-14 December 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The aims of the Meeting were to adopt the Terms of Reference on ASEAN Network to Combat IUU Fishing (AN-IUU) and Rules and Procedures of …

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SEAFDEC participates in the 17th Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Fish Trade

SEAFDEC Secretary-General, Ms. Malinee Smithrithee, together with the Special Advisor to SEAFDEC, Mr. Masanami Izumi, and SEAFDEC Senior Policy Officer, Ms. Pattaratjit Kaewnuratchadasorn, took part in the 17th Session of the Sub-Committee on Fish Trade of the Committee on Fisheries (17COFI:FT), which was hosted by the Kingdom of Spain and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on …

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Marine Eco-label Japan advocated through International Seminar

SEAFDEC, with support from the Japan Fisheries Association, organized the “International Special Seminar on Marine Eco-Label Japan” at the SEAFDEC Secretariat in Bangkok, Thailand on 26 November 2019. The Seminar was aimed at introducing and sharing the fishery eco-label initiatives in Japan, and discussing the possibilities of extending the concept of Marine Eco-Label Japan or MEL Japan and sustainability certification …

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