DDG Ellard urges acceptance of Fisheries Subsidies Agreement, progress on new disciplines

June 19, 2023 AELEX Admin 0 Comments

Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard encouraged permanent representatives to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to urge their governments to promptly accept the Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies and conclude the second wave of negotiations on disciplining harmful fisheries subsidies. Briefing the representatives on 13 June at FAO headquarters in Rome, she outlined the key provisions of the Agreement as well as its benefits for ocean sustainability. Read more

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