15 Jul 2017

2015 - I International Fisheries Stakeholders Forum / 20th Anniversary of the Code of Conduct (FAO)

The World Congress, co-organized by FAO, Magrama and Conxemar to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Code of Conduct, was closed last Friday, October 9. A milestone for sustainable fisheries, it included two days of conferences and intense debates, in which both the public and the private sectors aligned their interests for the development of future policies that contribute to the fight against illegal fishing and to the improvement of fisheries management, with sustainability as a goal.

120 international authorities from 63 countries participated in the Congress, in addition to senior executives from the main companies of the sector worldwide, reference scientists and NGO's, among others. In total, more than 620 participants.