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First Stakeholders Meeting on Electronic System of ASEAN Catch Documentation Scheme for Marine Capture Fisheries of Viet Nam

SEAFDEC organized the Stakeholders Meeting to introduce of the electronic system of the ASEAN Catch Documentation Scheme (eACDS) in Nha Trang City, Viet Nam on 28 October 2017 with support from the Japanese Trust Fund (JTF). Through the efforts of the Deputy Director of Department of Science, Technology and International Cooperation of Viet Nam Ms. Nguyen Thi Trang Nhung, representatives …

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Establishing a Sub-Regional MCS Network in the Gulf of Thailand

To strengthen the Gulf of Thailand (GoT) sub-regional cooperation, the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the first Sub-regional Consultation on the Development of Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance (MCS) in the Gulf of Thailand on 31 October – 2 November 2017 in Chonburi Province, Thailand. The Meeting aimed to enhance the sub-regional cooperation and identify priorities to establish MCS Network for improving trans-boundary …

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Second Joint Cambodia-Viet Nam Technical Meeting on Fisheries Management Convened

Under the signed Memorandum of Agreement in 2014 (MoA 2014), the SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the Second Technical Meeting of the Joint Working Team for Fisheries Management between Cambodia and Viet Nam on 17-18 October 2017 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to define the priority actions and joint work plans for the continued implementation of activities in the Gulf of Thailand Sub-region. …

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Eighteenth Meeting of SEAFDEC Information Staff Program convened

The 18th Meeting of SEAFDEC Information Staff Program (18ISP) was organized in Singapore from 10 to 12 October 2017. Hosted by MFRD, the Meeting was attended by the information-related officers and staff from the SEAFDEC Secretariat and Departments, and reviewed the progress of implementation of the Information Strategies of SEAFDEC which are aimed at enhancing SEAFDEC visibility and strengthening communications …

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Experts Workshop for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries on Human Rights-Based Approach and Gender Equitability Issue organized

The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized the “Experts Workshop on Regional Approach for the Implementation of FAO Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries: Human Rights-Based Approach and Gender Equitability” on 26-28 September 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop aimed to discuss and clarify the basic elements, such as human rights-based and gender equality approaches, in the Small-Scale Fisheries Voluntary Guidelines (SSFVG) in support …

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Visit of the SEAFDEC executives to Japan

The SEAFDEC executives visited Japan during 21-26 September 2017 in connection to the planned 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Center. The eight executive members joined in this trip include the Secretary-General Dr. Kom Silapajarn, Deputy Secretary-General Dr. Kaoru Ishii, Policy and Program Coordinator Dr. Somboon Siriraksophon, Assistant Japanese Trust Fund Project Manager Mr. Isao Koya, Deputy Chief of …

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SEAFDEC conducts Press Event at the Training Department

On 14 September 2017, SEAFDEC led by the Secretary-General and Chief of the Training Department, Dr. Kom Silapajarn, brought 33 media members to the Training Department in Samut Prakan, Thailand to learn more about SEAFDEC activities, including on-station experimental fishway design to mitigate impacts from cross-river obstacles, activities toward sustainable management of anguillid eels, and modification of the M.V. Plalung …

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