Report of the CRFM Ministerial Meeting on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing and Transnational Organized Crime in the Fishing Industry, Belize City, Belize, 4 October 2021

At a high-level Ministerial Meeting convened on 4 October 2021, several Ministers from the Caribbean Community responsible for Fisheries, the Blue Economy and related matters delivered official statements endorsing The International Declaration on Transnational Organized Crime in the Global Fishing Industry (also known as the ‘Copenhagen Declaration’) and signed the international cooperation instrument. They also affirmed their […]

Discussion Document on Protecting and Incentivizing Whistleblowers to Combat Fisheries Crimes

This discussion document is based on the 15th webinar in a series of Blue Justice Forum webinars facilitated by the Blue Justice Initiative Secretariat in conjunction with the UNDP Blue Resilience project.  The theme for the webinar was the ‘Protecting and Incentivizing Whistleblowers to Combat Fisheries Crimes’.  The webinar was presented by John Kostyack, former […]

Discussion Document on Security Implications of Organized Crime in the Fisheries Sector

This discussion document is based on the eighth webinar in a series of Blue Justice Forum webinars facilitated by the Blue Justice Initiative Secretariat in conjunction with the UNDP Blue Resilience project.  The theme for the webinar was the ‘Security Implications of Organized Crime in the Fisheries Sector.’  The webinar was presented by Dr. Ian […]

Fisheries Crime in the Containerized Trade Supply Chain: Examples from East Africa

This discussion document is based on the 13th webinar in a series of Blue Justice Forum webinars facilitated by the Blue Justice Initiative Secretariat in conjunction with the UNDP Blue Resilience project. The theme for the webinar was the ‘Fisheries Crime in the Containerized Supply Chain’. The webinar was presented by Ms. Anne Linn Jensen […]

Gender and Fisheries Law Enforcement

This discussion document is based on the ninth webinar in a series of Blue Justice Forum webinars facilitated by the Blue Justice Initiative Secretariat in conjunction with the UNDP Blue Resilience project. The theme for the webinar was the ‘Gender and Fisheries Law Enforcement’. The webinar was presented by Lucía Solano Ramírez, Coordinator of the […]

The Synergies and Convergence of IUU Fishing and Transnational Organized Fisheries Crime

IUU Fishing

This discussion document is based on the sixth webinar in a series of Blue Justice Forum webinars facilitated by the Blue Justice Initiative Secretariat in conjunction with the UNDP Blue Resilience project. The theme for the webinar was the ‘The Synergies and Convergence of IUU Fishing and Transnational Organized Fisheries Crime’. The webinar was presented […]

Maritime Security and organized crime: examples from the Gulf of Guinea

Maritime Security GoG

This discussion document is based on the fifth webinar in a series of Blue Justice Forum webinars facilitated by the Blue Justice Initiative Secretariat in conjunction with the UNDP Blue Resilience project. The theme for the webinar was the ‘Maritime Security and Organized Crime in the Fisheries Sector: Gulf of Guinea Examples’. The webinar was […]