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Ecuador joins FiTI!

11 March 2022. Ecuador sets a new precedent by becoming the first country in Latin America to join the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI). This public commitment was announced today by the Vice-Minister of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Andrés Arens J.D., at an event organized by the Ecuadorian Government in the city…

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FiTI participates in workshop with senior officials of Senegal’s Ministry of Fisheries and Maritime Economy

Dakar, February 3, 2022. - As part of the Fisheries Governance in Senegal (GPS) project, an awareness and experience sharing workshop on transparency in fisheries management was organized by the Regional Partnership for Coastal and Marine Conservation (PRCM), the Directorate for Fisheries Protection and Surveillance (DPSP) within the Ministry of…

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TAKING STOCK: FiTI initiates online transparency assessment of fisheries management information for São Tomé and Príncipe

01 February 2022. Following the country's public commitment to join the FiTI in early January 2022, the FiTI International Secretariat announced today the start of its TAKING STOCK assessment for São Tomé and Príncipe. This comprehensive review of the type of information that is published on national government websites will…

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Significant steps towards fisheries transparency as Seychelles launches 2020 FiTI Report

Victoria/Seychelles - 15 December 2021. Seychelles today published its second annual report to the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI), as the Indian Ocean archipelago continues its push to enhance the public availability of fisheries management information. The FiTI Report, covering the calendar year 2020, brings to the forefront important data on…

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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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