October 13, 2023

Members complete sixth Fish Week this year of fisheries subsidies negotiations

At the close of the sixth Fish Week of the year held on 9-13 October, the chair of the fisheries subsidies negotiations, Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson of Iceland, lauded members’ efforts in completing the first line-by-line reading of the draft text on disciplines to curb fisheries subsidies contributing to overcapacity and overfishing. The chair said that the resulting compilation of members’ suggested adjustments to the draft text should help members to analyse the remaining divergences and identify possible landing zones.

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