Without adequate respect for human rights in fisheries and aquaculture, the risk increases that the contribution to the national economy of these sectors can be counterbalanced by more negative impacts on workers, local communities, specific groups of rights-holders, and on the
It is estimated that the aquaculture industry worldwide employs 20.5 million people. This joint Aquaculture Common Issues Group and Seafood Ethics Common Language Group meeting will look at how the aquaculture industry is providing ways to help protect the welfare of the people who work in the sector, and the communities who may be affected by aquaculture activities.
Birgitte Poulsen, Seafood Watch.
TBC, Global Seafood Alliance.
Lorraine Gallagher and Clare Stevens, Aquaculture Stewardship Council.
Remko Oosterveld, GGN Label KAM Aquaculture.
Jake Norton, Global Centre for Social Sustainability in Seafood Supply, Heriot-Watt University.
How to register
To register for this event please email Karen Green, Industry Issues and Communications (link opens in a new window).
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Seafood Issues Groups
The ACIG and SECLG are two of a number of Seafish-facilitated discussion forums which focus on the integrity of the seafood supply chain. These groups provide a discussion platform for some of the most important issues facing the seafood industry, particularly in relation to the responsible sourcing of seafood. They are an opportunity for all those involved in the seafood supply chain to reach a consensus on common issues.
Find out more about our Seafood Issues Groups by following the link below.