The ‘FAO International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability: Strengthening the Science Policy nexus’, is to be held in FAO HQ, Rome, Italy, 19-21 November 2019.
This technical Symposium has been endorsed by the FAO Council (160th Session), and its outcomes will be presented at the 34th meeting of the Committee on Fisheries, in July 2020, in coincidence with the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries.
The objective of this Symposium will be to identify pathways to strengthen the science and policy interplay in fisheries production, management and trade, based on solid sustainability principles for improved outcomes on the ground.
Expected outcomes include:
For further information, express interest and/or comment on the symposium structure please contact Gaelle Hermanus on Gaelle.Hermanus@fao.org, and visit the symposium page: http://www.fao.org/about/meetings/sustainable-fisheries-symposium/en/