FishCRIME 2017

The third annual Fisheries Crime Symposium was held in Vienna, Austria, from 25-26 September 2017

From 25-26 September 2017 the annual Fisheries Crime Symposium was held in at the Vienna International Centre, Austria, FishCRIME 2017 drew together high-level participants and international experts to highlight and advance commitment to tackling the transnational and inter-continental nature of fisheries crime.

A Global Community Committed To Fight Fisheries Crime

Per Sandberg

Norwegian Minister of Fisheries

Susi Pudjiastuti

Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of Indonesia

Dagfinn Høybråten

General Secretary for Nordic Council of Ministers

Kofi Annan

Chair of the Africa Progress Panel

Yury Fedotov

Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime

Jürgen Stock

Secretary General of INTERPOL

Ana Katuska Drouet

Minister of Aquaculture and Fisheries of the Republic of Ecuador


Outcomes of the Indonesia pilot workshop for criminal justice practitioners on investigating trafficking in persons in the fishing industry

Anna Tsitsina

OECD Economic Perspective of IUU Fishing and Fisheries Crime

Antonia Leroy

FAO’s Initiatives to Fight Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

Blaise Kuemlangan

The Role and Activities of IGOs to Assist States to Combat Fisheries Crime

Deon Burger

Research to Understand & Respond to Fisheries Crime

Emma Witbooi

Chasing Red Herrings

Eve de Coning

Farah Obaidullah

Cases of Human Trafficking and Forced Labour in Fisheries


2017 Global Estimates of Modern Slavery

Jean-Marie Kagabo

FishNET: Facilitating Poverty Alleviation in Developing Countries by Enhancing their Capacity to Address Fisheries Crime

Jorge Rios

Norway: The Senator and Juras Vilkas Cases

Lars Fause

Collecting the Debt: Forfeiture and Restitution in United States v. Bengis

Marcus Asner

FishCRIME: The 3rd International Symposium of Fisheries Crime

Mas Achmad Santosa

CITES Listed Species and Fisheries Crime

Miguel Ángel Pacheco

Small-scale Fisheries and Abalone – the case of Buffelsjagsbaai

Moenieba Isaacs

Challenges in IUU Crab Investigations: The U.S. experience

Murray Bauer

Illegal Trading: Scottish Razor Clams

Nick Branigan

The International FishFORCE Academy of Indonesia (IFFAI)

Naftalia Siregar

North Atlantic Fisheries Intelligence Group (NA-FIG)

Sølvi Åmo Albrigtsen

Fisheries Management

Thembalethu Vico

Fisheries-Associated Crimes

Tim Steele

The Environmental Drivers of Human Trafficking in Fisheries

Steve Trent

“Giant Ocean Case”

Vichuta Ly

The Basic Position of Chinese Side

Wang Xiaodu

In Partnership

FishCRIME was hosted in cooperation with: