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UN agency announces world’s first illegal fishing treaty now in force

by June 7, 2016 Pacific News

Italy- The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has announced that a groundbreaking international accord aimed at stamping out illegal fishing went into effect today and is now legally binding for the 29 countries and a regional organisation that have adhered to it.

“This is a great day in the continuing effort to build sustainable fisheries that can help feed the world,” said FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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