July 27, 2021
A new report suggests that certain government supports may incentivize overfishing in Indonesia. Experts say these should be prioritized for possible reform.
Videos: A Closer Look at Fisheries Subsidies Negotiations at the WTO
IISD expert Alice Tipping took a closer look at the WTO's June negotiating text and laid out exactly what exactly is on the table at the negotiations.
Policy Briefs: WTO Negotiations on Fisheries Subsidies Update: What's the state of play?
June 3, 2021 |
This update provides an overview of the key questions that WTO Members will need to answer in the final phase of negotiations on fisheries subsidies.
May 31, 2021 |On May 11, 2021 the Chair of the WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies released a new draft text for the agreement. This commentary explains how the text attempts to strike a balance on key questions in the design of new rules for support to fishing around the world.
Policy Briefs: Assessing and Managing Fishing Capacity in the Context of World Trade Organization Disciplines on Fisheries Subsidies
April 21, 2021
This brief provides general background on defining and measuring fishing capacity in the context of WTO disciplines on fisheries subsidies.
Reports: Compilation of WTO Notifications on Fisheries Subsidies
This compilation brings together all the information related to subsidies to marine wild capture fisheries contained in World Trade Organization (WTO) members' subsidy notifications.
Videos: Fisheries Subsidies: 2021 Refresher Sessions
February 3, 2021
IISD organized two refresher sessions on WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies, held on January 28 and 29, 2021.
Policy Briefs: Supporting the Implementation of New WTO Rules on Fisheries Subsidies
December 7, 2020
This brief explores how technical assistance and capacity building can support developing countries in implementing new WTO rules on fisheries subsidies.