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Resolutions

RESOLUTION 14-02: to Amend Resolution 13-03 to Enhance Reporting and Implementation of Purse Seine Fishing Best Practices

March 19, 2014

via Vessel Participation on the ISSF ProActive Vessel Register

RESOLUTION 14-01: To Amend Resolution 13-02 to Establish Multi-Annual Commitments

to Strengthen Purse Seine Vessel Conservation and Management Measures for Tuna Resources

Resolution 13-03: Enhance Reporting and Implementation of Purse Seine Fishing Best Practices

November 17, 2013

via Vessel Participation on the ISSF ProActive Vessel Register (PVR).

Resolution 13-02: to Amend Resolution 13-01 to Establish Multi-Annual Commitments

to Strengthen Purse Seine Vessel Conservation and Management Measures for Tuna Resources.

RESOLUTION 13-01: to Amend Resolution 12-03 to Establish Multi-Annual Commitments

May 20, 2013

Recognizing the need to amend Resolution 12-03 to take into account new information that has become available since

RESOLUTION 12-03: Transshipment Exemption

March 6, 2013

At its Board meeting in January 2013, ISSF approved an exemption for tuna transshipped in archipelagic waters of Papua New Guinea.

RESOLUTION 12-02: Capacity Reduction

May 8, 2012

Resolution by ISSF to Limit the Growth in Fishing Capacity of the Global Large-Scale Tropical Tuna Purse Seine Fleet.

RESOLUTION 12-01: to Prohibit Shark Finning

February 1, 2012

A resolution for stronger shark finning policies.

RESOLUTION 10-01 (Amended): RFMO Authorized Vessel Records and Unique Vessel Identifiers

November 14, 2011

Resolves to adopt the conservation measure that processors, traders, importers, transporters and others involved in the seafood industry refrain from transactions in tuna caught.

RESOLUTION 11-04: Support RFMO Participation

November 12, 2011

The International Seafood Sustainability Foundation Resolves to adopt the conservation measure that processors, traders, importers, transporters and others involved in the seafood industry conduct transactions only with those vessels that are flagged to a member or cooperating non-member of the relevant RFMO (governing the area where the fishing activity occurs), or have applied with the RFMO for such status, effective December 31, 2012.

RESOLUTION 11-02: WCPFC Purse Seine Tuna Catches

January 15, 2011

Urge the WCPFC, at its 2011 annual meeting, to enact meaningful conservation and management measures for 2012 and subsequent years that will stop overfishing of the bigeye tuna resource. ISSF supports a complete closure of the purse seine fishery, as opposed to the partial closure (for FAD fishing only) in CMM-08-01, which is not achieving the necessary reduction in fishing mortality of bigeye tuna.

RESOLUTION 11-01: Eastern Pacific Ocean Conservation Measures

Urge all IATTC Members and Cooperating non-Parties to transparently state their intention with regards to implementing Recommendation C-10-01 during 2011, through the IATTC Director.

RESOLUTION 10-02: Large-Scale Pelagic Drift Nets

May 18, 2010

Recalling the Resolutions of the United Nations General Assembly, 44/225, 45/197 and 46/215, concerning large-scale, high seas, pelagic driftnets and their impact on the living marine resources of the world’s oceans and seas.

RESOLUTION 10-01: RFMO Authorized Vessel Records and Unique Vessel Identifiers

Recalling that each tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organization (RFMO) develops vessel registration requirements and maintains a regional record of such tuna fishing vessels authorized to fish in the Convention Area of that RFMO, and that these records are publically available.

RESOLUTION 09-07: IATTC 2009 Annual Meeting Conservation Measures

July 21, 2009

Recalling that the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is responsible for monitoring the fisheries for tuna and other tuna-like species taken by vessels fishing in the eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO), conducting scientific studies of the population of these species and to make recommendations to the governments of the High Contracting Parties to the IATTC which are designed to maintain the populations of tunas and tuna-like species at levels of abundance that can sustain maximum catches year after year.

RESOLUTION 09-04: Product Traceability

Being aware that enforcement and compliance with existing and future conservation measures, and the successful elimination of illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing requires the industry to maintain adequate traceability records.

RESOLUTION 09-05: IATTC 2009 Annual Meeting Conservation Measures

April 28, 2009

Recalling that the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is responsible for monitoring the fisheries for tuna and other tuna-like species taken by vessels fishing in the eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO), conducting scientific studies of the population of these species and to make recommendations to the governments of the High Contracting Parties to the IATTC which are designed to maintain the populations of tunas and tuna-like species at levels of abundance that can sustain maximum catches year after year.

RESOLUTION 09-03: Data Support

January 27, 2009

Recalling that tuna Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (tRFMOs) are responsible for tuna conservation and management with the objective to maintain the populations at levels of abundance that can support the average maximum yield on a sustained basis.

RESOLUTION 09-02: EPO Bigeye

Recalling that the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) is responsible for monitoring the fisheries for tuna and other tuna-like species taken by vessels fishing in the eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO), conducting scientific studies of the population of these species and to make recommendations to the governments of the High Contracting Parties to the IATTC which are designed to maintain the populations of tunas and tuna-like species at levels of abundance that can sustain maximum catches year after year.

RESOLUTION 09-01: IUU Fishing

Noting that this plan of action stipulates that the identification of vessels carrying out IUU activities should follow agreed procedures and be applied in an equitable, transparent and non discriminatory way.

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