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

The Fifth GFETW

The 5th Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop (GFETW) will be convened in Auckland, New Zealand in 2016. The GFETW is a biennial conference for MCS officials and professionals from around the world.
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June 9, 2014: IMCS Network Side Event at COFI 31

FAO’s Committee on Fisheries 31st Session will convene June 9-13, 2014 in Rome, Italy. The International MCS Network will participate in the meeting and will co-host a side event about combating illegal fishing on Monday June 9 at 12:45 PM in the Austria Room.
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International MCS Network Winter 2013 Newsletter

The International MCS Winter 2013 contains a summary of the Africa Winds training, a feature on E-Monitoring, and news about Chair Cephas Ralph's participation in INTERPOL's Fisheries Crime Working Group meeting.
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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.