ILLEGAL UNREPORTED AND UNREGULATED (IUU) FISHING: EU COMMISSION NOTIFIES GHANA OF YELLOW CARD

On 2 June, the EU reported that the EU Commission has issued a warning (a so-called yellow card) to the Republic of Ghana that it risks being identified as a non-cooperating country in the fight against IUU fishing.  This decision is based on various shortcomings in Ghana’s ability to comply with its duties under international law as flag, port, coastal or market State.

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_21_2745

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/qanda_21_2747

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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