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Friday, February 3, 2023
Tags: and unregulated fishing
Vietnam strictly punishes illegal fishing activities: Deputy Minister Vietnam strictly punishes illegal fishing activities: Deputy Minister
Vietnam has improved the fishery industry to meet requirements on the European Commission's illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing prevention after receiving the "yellow card" warning from the EC five years ago. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien, spoke to Vietnam News Agency about this issue.
Relevant forces well coordinate in settling IUU violations Relevant forces well coordinate in settling IUU violations
Greater efforts are needed to promptly detect, prevent, handle violations related to illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, especially acts of brokerage to bring Vietnamese fishing vessels to foreign waters for illegal fishing, an official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Fisheries has said.
Deputy PM orders intensified handling of IUU fishing at sea ports Deputy PM orders intensified handling of IUU fishing at sea, ports
Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has ordered coastal and border guards and police forces to step up patrols, inspections, and handling of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing at sea and in ports.
More efforts needed to remove EC fisheries warning More efforts needed to remove EC fisheries warning
Although the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the fisheries sector have strived to adjust their management over the fishing activities by fishermen in a bid to remove the "yellow card" warning imposed by the European Commission over illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, more efforts are still needed, according to insiders.
Vietnam ready to cooperate and share experience in combating illegal fishing: spokesperson Vietnam ready to cooperate and share experience in combating illegal fishing: spokesperson
Vietnam is ready to work with countries in the region and the international community to strengthen cooperation and share experiences in combating illegal fishing, stated Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang.
Community-based groups help prevent illegal fishing Community-based groups help prevent illegal fishing
Community-based groups in recent years have been helping protect marine environments and aquatic resources by detecting and preventing illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing in the central region.
Vietnam EC strengthen cooperation in climate change response Vietnam, EC strengthen cooperation in climate change response
Executive Vice President of the European Commission (EC) Frans Timmermans on February 18 expressed his wish to step up cooperation with Vietnam in climate change response to implement outcomes of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, the UK.
Official Gazette issues Nos 64-67/2020 released on September 18 2020 Official Gazette issues Nos 64-67/2020, released on September 18, 2020
13th ADMM issues declaration on sustainable security 13th ADMM issues declaration on sustainable security
Minister of National Defense Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich attended the 13th ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) in Bangkok, Thailand on July 11, which ended with a joint declaration on sustainable security.
Vietnams actions to fight against illegal fishing Vietnam’s actions to fight against illegal fishing
Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing has had negative impacts on the coastal countries, including Vietnam. The author reviews the situation of IUU fishing in the region and recommends legal and practical actions to fight this problem in response to the EU’s warning against Vietnam’s fisheries products imported to the Union.

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