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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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SEAFDEC convenes the Forty-second SEAFDEC Program Committee Meeting and Twenty-second FCG/ASSP Meeting

The Forty-second Meeting of the SEAFDEC Program Committee (42PCM) was organized on 11-13 November 2019 in Chiang Mai, Thailand to review the projects implemented by SEAFDEC in 2019 and endorse the projects and activities for 2020. Hosted by the SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) in cooperation with the SEAFDEC Secretariat, the 42PCM reviewed the progress and achievements of 23 ongoing projects …

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SEAFDEC hold its 2019 Department Chiefs’ Meeting

SEAFDEC organized the Departments Chiefs’ Meeting on 16 November 2019 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The Meeting was attended by the SEAFDEC Secretary-General, Deputy Secretary-General, the SEAFDEC Department Chiefs and senior officials from the SEAFDEC Secretariat and Departments. The follow-up actions from the 51st Meeting of SEAFDEC Council, 42PCM, and 22FCG/ASSP were discussed during the Meeting. Moreover, the draft Resolution and …

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End of the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project Meeting convened

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project convened the End of the Project Meeting: Fisheries and Habitat Management, Climate Change and Social Well-being in Southeast Asia (2013-2019) on 30-31 October 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The aims of the Meeting were to sum up the Project results and outputs and highlight the major achievementsas well as share the experiences, best practices, and lessons learned from …

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Twentieth Meeting of SEAFDEC Information Staff Program convened in Puerto Princesa City

The SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department (AQD) hosted the Twentieth Meeting of SEADEC Information Staff Program (20 ISP) from 15 to 17 October 2019 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines. The Meeting reviewed the implementation in the year 2019 of the information strategies aimed at enhancing the visibility of SEAFDEC. The Chief of AQD, Mr. Dan Baliao welcomed the participants and expressed …

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ASEAN-SEAFDEC Regional Meeting on the Resolution and Plan of Action for ASEAN Region Towards 2030

SEAFDEC organized the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Regional Meeting on the Resolution and Plan of Action for ASEAN Region Towards 2030 on 10-11 September 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting was attended by the National Coordinators, representatives from the ASEAN Members States (AMSs), and SEAFDEC officials. Moreover, experts from the Department of Fisheries of Thailand, FAO/RAP, Japanese International Cooperation Agency, Mekong River Commission, …

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