On Sunday, June 10, 2018, The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ocean Frontier Institute of Memorial University will sponsor a workshop entitled, “Recent Global Conventions and Resolutions Targeting Improved Safety, Health and Sustainability at Sea in the Fisheries Sector – Strategies for Moving Forward.” Speakers for the event include representatives from FAO, ILO, IMO, NIOSH, NOAA/NMFS, and many other subject matter experts.

This workshop will feature and discuss recent global initiatives related to fishing vessel design, fishing safety, fisheries management and sustainable fishing practices and their relationship to current conditions in fisheries from different regions of the world. For more information about the workshop and registration information, visit the pre-conference workshop page.

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