FAO-CITES Virtual Sub-Regional Training Workshop on CITES and Fisheries

Meeting date
15 - 17 November 2021
Online, closed

The objective of the workshop is to strengthen the understanding of the CITES implementation in the fisheries sector through the use of the new FAO-CITES Legal Study and Guide. The aim is to mobilize the fisheries legislation and enforcement to strengthen compliance and enforcement with CITES to better regulate catch and trade in protected species. The Parties invited to the workshop include Fiji, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu as well as Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America. Relevant regional fisheries and environmental organizations and arrangements are expected to take part as well. 

More information: Concept note and Agenda