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 ‘Smuggling of Goods and Human Smuggling in the Caribbean: The Role of the Fisheries Sector’.
The webinar was presented by Commander Judy-Ann Neil, Commanding Officer at the Directorate of Training and Doctrine, Jamaica Defence Force, and Ms. Sarika Maharaj, Interim Coordinator Fisheries Inspectorate at the Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. A total of 35 participants joined the webinar from 17 countries (Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Greenland, Guyana, Indonesia, Ireland, Jamaica, Maldives, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, and the United States). The webinar was moderated by Emma Witbooi of the Blue Resilience project.