DDG Ellard calls for strengthening global ocean governance at World Ocean Summit

At the World Ocean Summit on 28 February, Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard stressed the need for WTO members to take action to enter into force the Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies and to complete the second wave of negotiations aimed at addressing subsidies contributing to overcapacity and overfishing. She spoke on a panel titled “Steering national and international ocean governance to minimize anthropogenic impact on the ocean’s resources” at the summit organized by The Economist in Lisbon, Portugal.

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