International Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) Network for Fisheries-related Activities

COFI 32 IUU side event

Network Chair Cephas Ralph will again participate in an IUU fishing-themed side event at the 32nd FAO-COFI meeting. Lunchtime Thursday July 14, 2016. Details to follow.
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2nd Stop IUU Fishing Award

The 2nd Stop IUU Fishing Award contest has closed. The winners will be announced in March 2016 at the 5th GFETW.
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New Website Coming Soon

The International MCS Network will launch its new website soon, aiming for late August/early September.

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    Fishackathon 2016 Host Cities Announced
    Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 8, 2016 The U.S. Department of State announced today participating cities for the third annual Fishackathon, taking place on Earth Day weekend from April 22-24, 2016. Fishackathon is a...
  • Course on Tools for Monitoring and Surveillance - Zaragoza 25-29 April 2016
    Course on Tools for Monitoring and Surveillance – Zaragoza 25-29 April 2016
    TOOLS FOR MONITORING AND SURVEILLANCE IN FISHERIES CONTROL SYSTEMS Zaragoza (Spain), 25-29 April 2016 DATE: 4 February 2016 Dear Colleagues, For further information on the course being convened in Zaragoza, Spain, 25-29 April 2016 on Tools for Monitoring...
  • 8th RPOA-IUU CCM Held in Brunei
    8th RPOA-IUU CCM Held in Brunei
    From the website of RPOA-IUU Secretariat The 8th RPOA-IUU Coordination Committee Meeting (CCM) was held in Bandar Seri Begawan-Brunei Darussalam, 17-19 November 2015. The objectives of the meeting are to discuss progress under the RPOA-IUU 2014-2015 Work Plan,...

The International Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) Network aims to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of fisheries-related MCS activities through enhanced cooperation, coordination, information collection and exchange among national organizations and institutions responsible for fisheries-related MCS.