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SEAFDEC Holds its the Forty-sixth Council Meeting in Singapore

At the kind invitation of the Government of the Republic of Singapore, the 46th Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council was held from 1 to 4 April 2014 and hosted by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) of Singapore. Situated in the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula and being one of the world’s busiest hubs for transshipment traffic, Singapore is …

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SEAFDEC Convenes the 36th SEAFDEC Program Committee Meeting and 16th Fisheries Consultative Group Meeting in Penang, Malaysia

More than 50 participants gathered in Penang, Malaysia last 25-29 November 2013 for the 36th Meeting of the Program Committee of SEAFDEC and the 16th Meeting of the Fisheries Consultative Group/ASEAN-SEAFDEC Strategic Partnership (FCG-ASSP). The participants comprised delegates from 11 Member Countries of SEAFDEC (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam); senior officials …

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SEAFDEC takes part in dialogue on labor, migration and fisheries management

The BOBLME and ICSF organized Sub-regional Dialogue on Labour, Migration and Fisheries Management in Bangkok, Thailand on 11-13 December 2013, aiming to address the needs for improving labor standards in fishing to enhance overall capacity to comply with fisheries management measures and obligations at the national, bilateral, regional, and international levels. The event was participated in by representatives from various …

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SEAFDEC convenes Special Council Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand

SEAFDEC convened the Special Meeting of the Council in Bangkok, Thailand on 3-4 October 2013 to discuss important management issues in order to improve the operations of the Center, particularly on the recommendations of the Third SEAFDEC Review, the Plans of Operation of SEAFDEC Departments and Secretariat, as well as other management issues. The Meeting was chaired by Mrs. Drusila …

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Thailand announces ASEAN Fisheries & Aquaculture Conference and Exposition 2015

During the 45th Meeting of the SEAFDEC Council in April 2013, the Department of Fisheries (DOF) of Thailand initially proposed the conduct of the ASEAN Fisheries Conference and Exposition, and after receiving full support from the 21st Meeting of the ASWGFi in July, the DOF of Thailand officially announced through a Press Conference, the organization of the said Exposition and …

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SEAFDEC at the Pacem in Maribus XXXIV International Forum

On 4-6 September 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand, SEAFDEC supported the International Ocean Institute (IOI) in the conduct of the “Pacem in Maribus XXXIV International Forum on Sustainable Governance of the Ocean” to discuss issues and challenges in achieving sustainability of the oceans. The Forum addressed important and emerging global, regional and national issues on the impacts of climate change and …

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