Un Fish Stocks Agreement (Unfsa)



Contributions to the performance assessment of regional fisheries organizations and the Fifteenth round of informal consultations of the States Parties to the Agreement, which focuses on implementing an ecosystem approach to fisheries management Part VII of the Agreement, which addresses the needs of developing countries. In particular, Article 25 of the agreement commits States Parties to cooperate to improve the ability of developing countries to preserve and manage straddling fish stocks and large migratory fish stocks and to develop their own fisheries for these stocks; to allow their participation in deep-sea fishing for these stocks and to facilitate their participation in sub-regional and regional fisheries management organizations and arrangements. One of the forms of cooperation covered by Article 25 is the provision of financial support. In this context, States are cooperating, in accordance with Article 26 of the Agreement, in the creation of special funds to help developing countries implement the agreement. (a) facilitate the participation of representatives of developing countries, particularly least developed countries and small island developing states, who are parties to the agreement, meetings and activities of regional and sub-regional fisheries management organizations and arrangements. Compilation of recommendations and information adopted at the 2006 Review Conference on the implementation of recommendations by states and regional fisheries management organizations and arrangements – Secretariat Note The agreement also recognises the importance of fisheries policy monitoring, monitoring, monitoring and enforcement and provides for enhanced flag state missions and enforcement cooperation. , also through deep-sea boarding and inspection. The review conference, held in New York from May 22 to 26, 2006, was tasked with assessing the effectiveness of the agreement in ensuring the conservation and management of straddling and large migratory fish stocks, verifying and assessing the adequacy of its provisions and proposing, where appropriate, ways to strengthen the content and methods of implementation of these provisions in order to better address persistent conservation and conservation problems. management of these stocks. The agreement strives to achieve this goal by establishing a framework for cooperation in the conservation and management of these resources. It promotes good governance in the oceans through effective management and conservation of offshore resources, including setting detailed minimum international standards for the conservation and management of straddling fish stocks and large migratory fish stocks; Ensure that conservation and management measures for these stocks are compatible and consistent in areas under national jurisdiction and on the adjacent high seas; Ensure that effective mechanisms are in place to ensure compliance and implementation of these measures on the high seas; and recognising the specific conservation and management requirements of developing countries, as well as development and participation in fisheries for the two types of stocks mentioned above. (b) support travel costs and, where appropriate, daily allowances related to the participation of developing countries, particularly the less developed parties and small island developing states parties to the agreement, relevant meetings on deep-sea fisheries of relevant global organizations, such as the United Nations Food and Agriculture Programme and other specialized institutions , the Global Environment Fund, the Commission on Sustainable Development and other relevant international and regional organizations and organizations.