Technical Briefing for Korea’s implementation of the PSMA: The Food and Agriculture Organization’s Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA) is the first binding international agreement that specifically targets illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The Republic of Korea ratified the PSMA in 2016 – however, EJF’s observation and monitoring has found that the implementation of the PSMA requires significant improvement.

Briefing: Schädliche Umweltauswirkungen im EU-Lieferkettengesetz – Fallbeispiel: IUU-Fischerei: Dieses Briefing zeigt anhand des Beispiels der illegalen, unregulierten und nicht gemeldeten (IUU-)Fischerei, dass eine weit gefasste Definition schädlicher Umweltauswirkungen im EU-Lieferkettengesetz dazu beitragen kann, besonders schädliche Auswirkungen der Fischerei auf die Umwelt zu verhindern und die Nachhaltigkeit in diesem Sektor zu fördern.

Open-letter to Senegal's Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Economy (MPEM) - The issue of bottom trawling in Senegal: To draw attention to the crisis in Senegal’s fisheries sector caused by the environmentally destructive, unsustainable, and often illegal fishing practices of the country's trawler fleet. Immediate and strong action is needed to mitigate the environmental and socio-economic impacts of this fishing activity, to protect the livelihoods and food security of artisanal fishing communities.

Policy brief : The legal case for an effective GFCM compliance mechanism: The legal analysis by Professor Tullio Scovazzi and Professor Simone Vezzani of the GFCM’s legal framework, applicable international law, and existing compliance regimes of other Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) indicates that the reasons for this gap are of a political, not legal, nature.

At the tipping point: how bottom trawling is precipitating the collapse of Senegal’s artisanal fisheries: Artisanal fishing communities are the beating heart of Senegal’s fisheries sector, yet they are under threat. This report documents the environmental and socio-economic impacts of bottom trawling in Senegal.

Joint Civil Society Statement Concerning Thailand's Fishing Sector at a Critical Crossroads: The Royal Thai Government’s progress to date in achieving a sustainable, legal, and ethical Thai fishing sector is commendable. However, rolling back reforms now would pose risks to Thailand and its fishing industry, especially when the global community is moving toward greater transparency and accountability in the seafood industry.

Enabling action in cases of systemic forced labour: As part of the setting up of an EU framework to combat forced labour, Europêche and the Environmental Justice Foundation - having a joint objective of securing sustainable and human rights abuse free fisheries - encourage Members of the European Parliament to enable the EU to take measures in cases where forced labour practices are systemic.

Investigative journalism training manual: EJF and TEMPO Institute intend for this manual to share good or best practice methodologies and techniques for conducting field-based investigations into environmental crimes in Indonesia, as well as to inspire the next generation of young journalists to take an interest in documenting and reporting on environmental issues.

Taking stock: documenting the effectiveness of co-management practice in Liberia: This report uses the experiences of the Grand Cape Mount County Collaborative Management Association to present the challenges, achievements, and lessons learned from practising co-management in Liberia.

High and dry: a policy briefing on the future of Thai fisheries: This briefing outlines the significant progress made in Thailand in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and human rights abuses at sea. It provides recommendations for future Thai governments to secure this progress and ensure Thailand's fishing industry is sustainable and competitive.

Statement to the Council of the International Seabed Authority on the 28th Session 10 – 28 July 2023: The Environmental Justice Foundation urges the Council and the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority to take action to prevent irreversible harm to the world’s ocean.

Urgent request for the prioritisation of EU Regulation to combat forced labour: Legislation is key to ensuring EU consumers and businesses do not take part in, and help prevent, the exploitation of human rights. It is therefore concerning that progress on the Forced Labour Regulation in the Council of the EU has been limited.