Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronyms and Abbreviations
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Term Description Sort descending
Compliance Agreement

Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas

ABNJ

Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

BBNJ

Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction - A new international legally binding instrument mandated under UNGA Resolution 69/292.

DSF

Deep sea fisheries

ES-NHR

Emperor Seamounts and Northern Hawaiian Ridge

COFI

FAO Committee on Fisheries

IPOA

FAO International Plan of Action ( SeabirdsSharksFishing CapacityIUU)

IUU

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated

ILBI

International Legally Binding Instrument

IMO

International Maritime Organization

MPA

Marine Protected Area

MCS

Monitoring, Control and Surveillance

NPFC

North Pacific Fisheries Commission

RFMOs/As

Regional Fisheries Management Organizations/Arrangements

ROV

Remotely operated vehicle

SAIs

Significant adverse impacts

1995 Agreement or UNSFA or UNIA

The Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of 4 August 1995

Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries adopted at the 28th Session of the Conference of FAO on 31 October 1995

1982 Convention

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982

UNGA

United Nations General Assembly

VMS

Vessel monitoring system

VMEs

Vulnerable marine ecosystems