Acronyms

 
 

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Code of Conduct The Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries adopted at the 28th Session of the Conference of FAO on 31 October 1995
COFI FAO Committee on Fisheries
Compliance Agreement Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas
DSF Deep sea fisheries
IPOA FAO International Plan of Action ( Seabirds, Sharks, Fishing Capacity, IUU)
IUU Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated
MCS Monitoring, Control and Surveillance
MPA Marine Protected Area
RFMOs/As Regional Fisheries Management Organizations/Arrangements
ROV Remotely operated vehicle
SAIs Significant adverse impacts
ES-NHR Emperor Seamounts and Northern Hawaiian Ridge
UNGA United Nations General Assembly
VMEs Vulnerable marine ecosystems
VMS Vessel monitoring system
1982 Convention The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982
1995 Agreement or UNSFA or UNIA The Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of 4 August 1995