Author: Sven Biermann

Call for 2022 membership election to the FiTI association

The Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) is expanding its membership and is looking for 12 new members who are passionate about shaping the global agenda for transparency and multi-stakeholder participation in fisheries management. The FiTI is established as a collaborative effort among different stakeholders from governments, business, and civil society. Their…

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Small-scale fisheries organisations call on governments to be transparent and accountable in fisheries management

8 June 2022. On the occasion of the World Oceans Day, several small-scale fishers organisations from Africa (CAOPA, CANCO, FPAOI), the Pacific (LMMA), South (CONAPACH) and Central America (RAMPR), and Europe (LIFE, Aktea) call on governments and their partners to build resilient small-scale fishing communities by developing national strategic plans…

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CAOPA and LMMA International make clear recommendations to increase fisheries transparency at OACPS meeting

05 April 2022. The African Confederation of Artisanal Fisheries Professional Organisations (CAOPA) and the grassroots network LMMA International called on member states of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) to increase their efforts in increasing transparency in fisheries management. At the 7th meeting of OACPS Ministers in…

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IACA and FiTI strengthen cooperation in the anti-corruption field

Laxenburg/Victoria – 9 December 2021. On today’s International Anti-Corruption Day, the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) to further develop its cooperation in the anti-corruption field. After a series of joint activities over the last 18 months, including several webinars, the…

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