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FiTI and Seychelles sign 10-year Headquarters Agreement

Victoria, 22 October 2020. The Headquarters Agreement for the Seychelles to host the International Secretariat for the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) was signed today in a short ceremony at the Department of Foreign Affairs. The Fisheries Transparency Initiative is a global multi-stakeholder partnership, where governments, business and civil society collaborate…

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High-level webinar with the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS)

On 14 October 2020 we conducted a high-level webinar on “Fisheries in the time of COVID-19: Challenges and perspectives for sustainable fisheries in South America”, in collaboration with the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS). The CPPS is the maritime organization that coordinates regional maritime policies in order to…

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FiTI Board approves COVID-19 induced 3-year moratorium on annual contributions

Victoria, 7 September 2020. The International Board of the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) has announced today its approval of granting countries a three-year moratorium (2020 – 2022) regarding annual financial contributions, due to the current global COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread with alarming speed, infecting millions and…

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FiTI and IACA extend collaboration: New webinar series on tackling corruption in fisheries

Victoria/Laxenburg. After the positive reception of the webinar “Corruption in fisheries: A key obstacle for resilient oceans”, the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) and the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) have agreed to jointly organise additional webinars on this important subject.Under the theme of “Tackling corruption in fisheries: Vulnerabilities, supporting factors and…

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