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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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