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The Common Oceans Program - a global partnership…

The Common Oceans Program - a global partnership supporting UN Fish Stocks Agreement (UNFSA)

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The Common Oceans Program is a global alliance of stakeholders and partners committed to transformational change, promoting sustainable use of marine resources and strengthened biodiversity conservation in the areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ).
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Sustainable management of straddling and highly migratory species is at the core of the Program, with two projects focused on improving the management of tuna and deep-sea fish stocks in the ABNJ. In particular, the projects aim to strengthen cooperation, implement the precautionary approach to fisheries, and address data gaps and compliance challenges by applying innovative tools and approaches. This side event will showcase our achievements and discuss the challenges and opportunities for the second phase of the Program, taking into account the progress in the international legislative framework.
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