Webinar: Fisheries Subsidies: Strategies for Reform and Transition
This webinar for WTO Delegates is part of IISD’s work aimed at supporting the current WTO negotiations to discipline harmful fisheries subsidies by the end of 2020.
This session will explore some of the strategies and options that WTO members could use to reform fisheries subsides, possibly as a result of new multilateral disciplines in this area. In particular, it will look at possible ways for governments to transition away from harmful types of subsidies and design measures that support fishing communities in a sustainable way, both from an environmental and socio-economic perspective.
Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor, Deputy Director, Ocean Nexus Programme, University of British Columbia
Ahmed Khan, Chief Fisheries Officer and Blue Economy Flagship Coordinator, African Development Bank
Moderator: Alice Tipping, Lead, Fisheries Subsidies, IISD
Tuesday, June 16 | 16:00 CET / 14:00 GMT