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Call for 2021 membership election to the FiTI association

The Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) is expanding its membership and is looking for 7 new International Board 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…

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Bolivia collaborates with FiTI to strengthen transparency of its flag State responsibilities

La Paz, 29 June 2021. The government of Bolivia, through the Ministry of Justice and Institutional Transparency, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding with the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) to strengthen knowledge and compliance with international standards of transparency in fisheries management. Our ocean is under increasing threat from myriad…

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FiTI initiates online transparency assessment of fisheries management information for Bangladesh

As part of efforts to support the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock in Bangladesh with a solid understanding of the types of information published in the public domain (i.e. government websites) and where enhancement opportunities exist, the FiTI has started its ‘TAKING STOCK – Online Transparency of Fisheries Management Information’…

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Diaries of the Ocean and the FiTI partner to increase transparency in fisheries management in Lebanon

BEIRUT/VICTORIA - 28 May 2021. The Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) and the Lebanon-based non-governmental organization Diaries of the Ocean (DotO) announced today their partnership to enhance the public availability, credibility and comprehensibility of fisheries management information in the Middle Eastern coastal state. Originating as a Facebook page in 2017 for…

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FiTI Board approves indefinite suspension of annual country contributions

Victoria, 29 April 2021. The International Board of the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) approved today an indefinite suspension of annual financial contributions from participating countries, starting 1 May 2021. According to Dr Valeria Merino, Chair of the International Board "The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread around the globe, despite vaccination…

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