Thailand has become one of the first countries in Southeast Asia to publish a full list of all its registered and licensed fishing vessels, alongside a watchlist containing vessels prohibited from fishing.
In a bold step in the struggle against illegal practices and human rights abuse in the fishing industry, Thailand has become one of the first countries in Southeast Asia to publish a full list of all its registered and licensed fishing vessels, alongside a ‘watchlist’ of vessels prohibited from fishing, sunk or damaged, or sold to neighbouring countries.
Das Positionspapier unterstützt Deutschlands Bemühungen zur Umsetzung des ‚Nationalen Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte‘, betont in diesem Zuge aber die Notwendigkeit zur Berücksichtigung von Menschenrechtsverletzungen in der globalen Fischereiindustrie.
Die Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) begrüßt den ‚Nationalen Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte’ in Deutschland, betont aber die Notwendigkeit zur besonderen Berücksichtigung von Menschenrechtsverletzungen in der globalen Fischereiindustrie. Deutschland muß nun an der Einführung kosteneffektiver Maßnahmen zur Schaffung von Transparenz in Lieferketten arbeiten, um einen wichtigen Schritt zur Beseitigung von Menschenrechtsverletzungen weltweit machen zu können.
EJF Position on the National Action Plan Business and Human Rights in Germany : This position paper backs Germany's ‘National Action Plan Business and Human Rights’ but highlights the need for a focus on abuses in the seafood industry.
Joint Civil Society Statement concerning Ratification of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188): This statement was issued by 30 NGOs urging the Thai government to stand strong in eliminating human rights abuses in its fisheries.
Roundtable to discuss the international guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure and the relevance for Ghana’s fisheries sector: This report summarises the discussions in Ghana led by the Environmental Justice Foundation, Hen Mpoano and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation on the implementation of new international guidelines on tenure rights to protect the country's fisheries sector.
On the frontlines. Climate change in Bangladesh: This report looks at the impacts of climate change on Bangladesh, and how it is forcing millions of people to flee their homes.
Beyond Borders: Our changing climate – its role in conflict and displacement: This report looks at the impact of climate change on food production and security, and the ways in which people are driven from their homes and lands by slow-onset weather events.
Joint communique from the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council and National Fish Processors and Traders Association: In this communiqué Ghana’s small-scale fishers, fish traders and processors make their priorities clear as the country’s fisheries laws are reformed. EJF supports the recommendations as essential steps to rescue Ghana’s struggling fisheries.
The problem with 'saiko', an ecological and human catastrophe: This briefing looks at the problem of 'saiko', an illegal and destructive form of industrial fishing which is threatening Ghana's fisheries
Principles of good governance for securing equitable and sustainable fisheries : This briefing provides an overview of global guidelines on tenure rights and how they can address key challenges facing Ghana’s fisheries sector, for the benefit of a more equitable and sustainable fishing industry.