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China’s hidden fleet in West Africa: a spotlight on illegal practices within Ghana’s industrial trawl sector

Published: 11 Oct 2018

China’s hidden fleet in West Africa: a spotlight on illegal practices within Ghana’s industrial trawl sector: Around 90% of Ghana’s industrial fishing fleet is linked to Chinese ownership, despite the fact that Ghana’s laws clearly forbid any foreign ownership or control of vessels flying its flag. The Chinese and Ghanaian governments must now work together to eradicate the illegal fishing practices.

Briefing: China’s hidden fleet in West Africa - a spotlight on illegal practices within Ghana’s industrial trawl sector

Published: 10 Oct 2018

Briefing: China’s hidden fleet in West Africa - a spotlight on illegal practices within Ghana’s industrial trawl sector: Around 90% of Ghana’s industrial fishing fleet is linked to Chinese ownership, despite the fact that Ghana’s laws clearly forbid any foreign ownership or control of vessels flying its flag. The Chinese and Ghanaian governments must now work together to eradicate the illegal fishing practices.

Joint Civil Society Statement concerning Implementation of the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention - Thai

Published: 28 Sep 2018

Joint Civil Society Statement concerning Implementation of the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention - Thai: The Royal Thai Government (RTG) is aiming to bring Thai legislation in line with international standards. The coalition applauds the RTG for this progress but reiterate much more still needs to be done.

Joint Civil Society Statement concerning Implementation of the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention - English

Published: 28 Sep 2018

Joint Civil Society Statement concerning Implementation of the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention - English: The Royal Thai Government (RTG) is aiming to bring Thai legislation in line with international standards. The coalition applauds the RTG for this progress but reiterate much more still needs to be done.

Thailand leads by example on transparency in the fishing industry

Published: 24 Sep 2018

Thailand leads by example on transparency 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 containing vessels prohibited from fishing.

EJF Position on the National Action Plan Business and Human Rights in Germany

Published: 10 Sep 2018

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.

EJF Positionspapier zum Nationalen Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte in Deutschland

Published: 10 Sep 2018

EJF Positionspapier zum Nationalen Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte in Deutschland: 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.

Thailand leads Asia by ratifying international standards for decent work in fisheries

Published: 22 Aug 2018

Thailand leads Asia by ratifying international standards for decent work in fisheries: Thailand is set become the first country in Asia to ratify the Work in Fishing Convention C188, which sets basic standards of decent work in the fishing industry.

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