Entries by Steinar Aðalbjörnsson

China Distant Water Fishing

During the Case Study meeting in the FarFish project, held in Vigo, Spain last June, real good talks took place between different stakeholders. One of the presentation held was a breakthrough in the dialogue that must take place between China and Europe on the distant water fishing, or fishing in the high-seas, in order to […]

FarFish partner meets with the Mauritanian Ambassador

On August 29, 2018, UNU-FTP recieved a visit from the Mauritanian Ambassador, the honourable Abdallahi Bah Nagi Kebd. During the meeting, we discussed our ongoing work in Mauritania in connection with the FarFish project, funded through the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, as well as future potential for collaboration on issues related to capacity building for […]

EU and China sign landmark partnership on oceans

Last month, the EU announced the signing of a landmark partnership with China. “Two of the world’s largest ocean economies will work together to improve the international governance of the oceans in all its aspects, including by combating illegal fishing and promoting a sustainable blue economy”, says in an announcement on the EU Commission’s web […]

Our partner, UNU-FTP, is teaming up with CRFM

The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) and the United Nations Fisheries Training Programme (UNU-FTP) are teaming up for Value Chain Workshop in Trinidad and Tobago at the end of this month. UNU-FTP is a partner in the FarFish project and all of this good work will benefit the project! For more information, please read more at […]

FarFish first annual meeting is just around the corner

The first annual meeting in the H2020 FarFish project will take place in Portsmout 30-31 May. According to the coordinator of the project, Jónas R. Viðarsson of Matís, close to attendees are expected for the meeting. Stakeholders from the project will be attending as well as high level officials from the EU. FarFish 1st Annual […]