The EU IUU Regulation: Building on success EU progress in the global fight against illegal fishing

  • Publication Date  15-02-16
  • Type  Report

Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is a major threat to livelihoods, food security and ocean health globally.

As the world’s largest import market for fish products, the European Union plays a pivotal role in reforming the global trade in fisheries products. This analysis charts the progress of the EU’s efforts to shut out illegal catch and end IUU fishing.

The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), Oceana, The Pew Charitable Trusts and WWF are working together to secure the harmonised and effective implementation of the EU Regulation to end illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.