www.pnatuna.com newsletter

www.pnatuna.com newsletter categories.

PNA goal: Enhance capacity of the Parties

   Majuro (28 February 2015) — Actions taken by the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) since establishment of its office in Majuro in 2010 have resulted in quadrupling of revenue to the eight member nations, and implementation of numerous innovative conservation and management measures impacting giving PNA Parties greater control of the US$6 billion fishery in the central and western Pacific.

PNA looks at 2015: Consolidating gains and focusing on governance

Majuro February 2, 2015: The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) are gearing for their annual meeting in early March, with an ambitious agenda in motion for 2015.

With PNA’s Vessel Day Scheme (VDS) controlling the purse seine fishery and generating the largest-ever share of fisheries revenue to the eight member nations, PNA is focusing efforts in 2015 on consolidating these gains and setting the stage for expanding control over tuna resources.

Five PNA countries ready to implement first VDS for longliners

Majuro (25 November 2014) — The signing by the Marshall Islands government in Majuro Friday of a “vessel day scheme” (VDS) for longline fishing vessels triggers a regional plan for stepped up regulation of this significant part of the tuna fishing industry in the Pacific.

PNA: WCPFC must act to protect tuna resource

Majuro (21 November 2014) — Overfishing of bigeye tuna in the central and western Pacific must be halted by reducing fishing mortality levels, said the CEO of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA). The eight PNA members and Tokelau, who control waters where over 50 percent of the world’s skipjack tuna is caught, have put a detailed conservation measure on the table for adoption at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) annual meeting in Apia, Samoa 1-5 December.

PNA prepares for WCPFC annual meeting, future programs

Funafuti, Tuvalu (13 November, 2014) — Tuna conservation, fishing vessel licensing arrangements, and further development of the successful “vessel day scheme” (VDS) that governs purse seine fishing in the central and western Pacific were key points of discussion at the meeting of government ministers from the eight nations that make up the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) 12-13 November, 2014 in Tuvalu.

Papua New Guinea holds successful ‘fishing days’ tender

Majuro — The CEO of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) recognized Papua New Guinea’s National Fisheries Authority for conducting a successful public tender of fishing days for 2015.
“The tender is allowing Papua New Guinea to maximize the value of the fishing days it is allotted under PNA’s vessel day scheme,” said PNA CEO Dr. Transform Aqorau on Monday 10 November 2014. “By putting fishing days out for public tender, the National Fisheries Authority allowed the industry to put a value on fishing.”

Journalists briefed on $6 billion Pacific tuna industry

For immediate release

Suva, Fiji (August 20, 2014) — A group of senior Pacific island journalists was briefed on tuna industry developments during a two-day workshop that concluded Tuesday in Suva, Fiji.

Jointly sponsored by the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) and the Pew Charitable Trusts, the workshop featured talks from tuna industry representatives, fisheries managers and eco-label officials who monitor sustainability standards in the PNA’s skipjack tuna fishery.

PNA announces search for new Chief Executive Officer

For immediate release

   Majuro, Marshall Islands — The fisheries management organization Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) announced Friday it has launched the search for a new Chief Executive Officer.

   The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is based at Majuro, capital of the Marshall Islands, and is responsible to the eight member nations of the PNA for the overall management, strategic direction and operation of the PNA Office and coordination of cooperative efforts of the Parties.

PNA announces search for new Chief Executive Officer

For immediate release

PNA announces search for new Chief Executive Officer

   Majuro, Marshall Islands — The fisheries management organization Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) announced Friday it has launched the search for a new Chief Executive Officer.

   The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is based at Majuro, capital of the Marshall Islands, and is responsible to the eight member nations of the PNA for the overall management, strategic direction and operation of the PNA Office and coordination of cooperative efforts of the Parties.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - www.pnatuna.com newsletter

Get In Contact With Us

Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA)
PNA Office PO Box 3992

Majuro, Marshall Islands
MH 96960
Phone: +692 625 7626/7627
Fax: +692 625 7628

Sign Up for our Newsletter

Stay informed on our latest news!

Subscribe to www.pnatuna.com newsletter feed