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IMLI, FAO hold second annual training course on international fisheries law August 04,2019   |  Source: Times of Malta

The International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) last month held a three-week competency-based International Fisheries Law Training Course at the Institute’s premises at the University of Malta’s Msida campus. The course reflected the FAO’s recognition of IMLI’s unique capacity-building expertise in drafting maritime legislation, which led the FAO to designate IMLI as a training partner.

The aims of the training included capacity building in terms of knowledge in international fisheries law and governance, with an emphasis on the relevant FAO instruments such as the FAO Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing.

The course participants included senior officers from Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador and Panama who are working in the fisheries ministries or departments of their countries. The course was delivered by members of the IMLI faculty, FAO officers and other guest lecturers. Dr Ximena Hinrichs, deputy registrar of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, also delivered a lecture on Settlement of Disputes.

The course was inaugurated by Judge Óscar Cabello Sarubbi from

 

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