UNEP Report Highlights Role of Fisheries Subsidies Reform in Ocean Sustainability

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omc ; pêche ; subventions ; pnue ; europe ; commerce international

Des “marins-surimistes” du chalutier-industriel français “Joseph Roty II” travaillent, courant janvier 2004 en mer d’Ecosse. Les marins du “Joseph Roty II”, le plus grand chalutier-industriel français, pêchent le merlan transformé ensuite en surimi dans l’usine installée sous le pont du bateau © AFP PHOTO MARCEL MOCHET

Report Focuses on WTO Negotiations and Reforms of Government Fishing Subsidies

In a new report, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) emphasises the urgency of advancing negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) towards an international agreement to ban harmful government fishing subsidies and to introduce new measures to ensure the sustainability and future viability of the world’s oceans.

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