Gov't sets up National Steering Committee on combating IUU Fishing

(seafood.vasep.com.vn) Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the Decision 596/QĐ-TTg on the establishment of the National Steering Committee on combating Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing.

Accordingly, the National Steering Committee is established with some tasks as follows:

- Advise to help the Prime Minister direct and coordinate the settlement of important and inter-sectoral issues related to IUU fishing, step up IUU fishing prevention to meet international conventions and agreements which Viet Nam has signed.

- Advise, synthesize and propose to the Prime Minister: Urgent tasks and solutions, with priority given to the implementation of IUU fishing control; proposing and resolving obstacles in the implementation of IUU fishing prevention; supervising and submitting reports on implementation of IUU fishing control.

The decision takes effect from the date of signing.


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