Posted: Wednesday, June 29, 2022. 10:06 a.m. CST.
Photo credit: MBECA
By Ruben Morales Iglesias: Blue Economy Minister Andre Perez attends a fisheries law enforcement event during the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.
The Ministry of Blue Economy and Aviation (MBECA) said it was live streaming what it calls a high-level event on fisheries law enforcement and international and Caribbean instruments on transnational organized crime in the global fishing industry.
The event is sponsored by Norway in cooperation with CARICOM, Jamaica, Belize, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and UNDP.
The event focuses on fisheries law enforcement and international and regional instruments to cooperatively fight organized crime in the global fishing industry.
“The event will highlight international and regional measures to combat fisheries crime to reduce threats to food security through the use of innovative digital tools and inter-agency capacity support,” said Ocean Innovation Challenge and Ocean Action Hub.
Speakers will include the Norwegian Minister for Trade, Industry and Fisheries, the ministers responsible for fisheries from Belize, Jamaica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
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