As of July 2020, the Secretariat of the Blue Justice Initiative will have a fisheries liaison at the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim). Eve de Coning will join the analysis unit of Økokrim, where she will assist Økokrim and Norwegian police units with fisheries crime-related issues, including those that pertain to the Blue Justice Initiative. De Coning was until recently the fisheries liaison to Interpol National Central Bureau (NCB Oslo) at the Norwegian National Crime Investigation Services (Kripos). Her transfer to Økokrim was announced by the Minister of Fisheries and Seafood Odd-Emil Ingebrigtsen and the Director of Økokrim, senior public prosecutor Pål Lønseth, in June 2020.
AN INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVE AGAINST TRANSNATIONAL ORGANISED CRIME IN THE GLOBAL FISHING INDUSTRY