With the aim to disseminate information on Vietnam's efforts and solutions to tackle IUU, communicate to the EC and other relevant organizations and individuals, to make a difference in the awareness and actions of the competent agencies and people directly implementing the IUU regulations, such as fishing port management boards, fishermen/fishing vessel owners, seafood processors and exporters ... on January 12, 2018 VASEP officially released the "White Book on Combating IUU fishing in Vietnam".

With 6 chapters, bilingual in English and Vietnamese, the White Book focuses on the following topics: Directives and activities of the Government, the Prime Minister and the Minister on overcoming IUU problem; Viet Nam’s solutions and actions to overcome EC’s warning of IUU (including some of the contents of National Action Plan to combat IUU and the Prime Minister’s Directive on IUU; Active people and positive actions to implement regulations on IUU, the correction/ results of implementation of 9 recommendations that the EC has warned; EC’s regulations on IUU; the content of the EC warning on IUU for Vietnam; Transmit the provisions on IUU in the Fisheries Law of 2017; IUU violations and sanctions in Vietnam; Typical violation behaviors of IUU are handled by authorities.

In this publication, we have dedicated a chapter to illustrate the views and messages of VASEP and the Vietnamese marine product enterprise community, which is: RESOLUTELY SAY NO TO IUU, with a firm commitment of marine product businesses under the unified guidance of the VASEP IUU Steering Committee along with specific programs and action plans…

Click here to download the full book

  • Vinh Hoan
  • Detail-Right-Top