Entries by Bryslie Cifuentes Velasco

AIDCP Meetings

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]tates and Regional Economic Integration Organizations which have ratified or acceded to the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP) have met in Lima, Peru (July 7th and 8th 2014) to held the annual Meetings. The AIDCP is a legally-binding multilateral agreement which entered into force in February 1999, established this program, the successor […]

Developing Coastal States Facing Ocean Issues

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here are a lot of obstacles that had to be handling by developing Coastal States. These obstacles include cultural, financial, legal, natural disasters and political aspects to issue and implement management measures to use and preserve marine ecosystems in a sustainable way, especially in the case of fisheries resources. All Coastal States have the right […]

New Year, Big News: OSPESCA awarded the FAO Margarita Lizárraga Medal

The Organización del Sector Pesquero y Acuícola del Istmo Centroamericano (OSPESCA, translated as Central America Fisheries and Aquaculture Organization) has been awarded the FAO Margarita Lizárraga Medal for its significant contribution to the implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries. The decision was made by the Selection Committee in July 2012 and was […]