Fisheries Foreign Affairs Division
On 11 June 2019, Dr. Adisorn Promthep, the Director – General of the Department of Fisheries delivered a remark on the overview of Thailand's Combating IUU Fishing at the 5th SeaWeb Seafood Summit, Shangri-La Hotels, Bangkok. He stated that the ultimate goal is the sustainable fisheries resources upon full cooperation among government, fishers, and the stakeholders. Strengthening of Regional Fisheries Management Organizations or RFMOs is given priority for the balance of economy, society, and fisheries resources.
He also joined the forum on “Out of the shadow: Combating IUU Fishing through a Rapid Increase in Transparency” moderated by Mr. Steve Trent from EJF, to discuss and answer the questions related to the addressing of IUU fishing and labor arisen during the meeting.