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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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IMCS Network Winter 2013 Newsletter

The IMCS Network Winter 2013, containing a summary of the Africa Winds training and a feature on E-Monitoring, is now available online.

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The International MCS Network aims to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of fisheries-related MCS activities through enhanced cooperation, coordination, information collection and exchange among the competent national institutions and other stakeholders.

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.