21 November 2014

Malta to host 2015 ICCAT Annual Meeting

Di-Ve 15/11/2015: Malta was chosen to host the 2015 meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT).

The Maltese Government welcomes this decision, which was taken unanimously during the workings of the ICCAT Plenary Session currently underway in Genoa, Italy. Malta was represented by Dr Andreina Farrugia Fenech.

Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights Roderick Galdes noted how this achievement for Malta follows the receipt of last week’s ‘full compliance certificate’ by the European Commission, in relation to the implementation of ICCAT Recommendations and EU Regulations. The meeting which will be attended by some 600 delegates from all over the world, will be held in November 2015...read on.