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6

Resolution to establish a regime of the monitoring and control of the bluefin tuna fishery.
submitted by European Union
rejected by US, Mexico and Japan
Posted on 6 July 2023
6

Extension of haddock box closure to 2024

submitted by United Kingdom; European Union
Posted on 17 November 2023
6

ICCAT agreeing to advance plans for and to respond to biodiversity impacts notably in relation to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, and the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework under the Convention on Biological Diversity. In addition, the resolution calls for the Commission to take an active role in the discussions leading up to the implementation of these instruments.
submitted by Commission Chair
Posted on 20 November 2023
6

Bigeye and Yellowfin Tuna management procedures

The Commission amended its harvest strategy workplan to delay by one year the adoption of management procedures for bigeye and yellowfin tunas.
submitted by PNA, FFA
Postponed by consensus
Posted on 20 December 2023
7

Resolution to establish a long-term management regime of bluefin tuna
submitted by Various
Revised on 10 August 2023
7

Extension of Irminger Sea redfish closure + Ban on landing/port services to redfish carrying vessels

submitted by Denmark in respect of the Faroes Islands and Greenland; European Union; Iceland; Norway; United Kingdom
Posted on 17 November 2023
7

Restriction for purse effort on Skipjack, Yellowfin and Bigeye

Restriction purse seine effort within the EEZs in accordance with the effort limits established and notified.
submitted by chair
Amended by FFA, PNA, Korea
Posted on 20 December 2023
8

Resolution to prohibit the practice of finning in the IATTC convention area.
submitted by European Union
combined with C-4 below
Posted on 6 July 2023
8

Extension of blue ling closure to 2027

submitted by European Union; Iceland
Posted on 17 November 2023
8

Excluding fisheries of not exceeding level

CMMs shall take necessary measures to ensure that the total catch of their respective other commercial tuna fisheries for bigeye, yellowfin, or skipjack tuna.
submitted by Chair
Amended Indonesia
Posted on 20 December 2023
9

Resolution on the management of sharks, including reporting catch on various species.
submitted by Columbia
combined with C-6 below
Posted on 13 July 2023
9

Ban on directed fishing of basking shark to 2027

submitted by European Union; Iceland; Norway; United Kingdom
Posted on 17 November 2023
9

Allocation framework development in 2026

Agreed on a process to develop an allocation framework for purse seiner and longline bigeye fisheries in 2026, to enable agreement on hard effort or catch limits in the high seas.
submitted by Chair
Posted on 20 December 2023
9

Proposal on High Seas Boarding Inspection (cf Res 17/05)
submitted by EU, India, Seychelles
notes: Blocked by China (saying treaty text did not explicitly allow for it), Iran (stating safely and security concerns) and Pakistan (could not supply a reason). Japan said it could not support if not binding on China
Posted on 24 May 2024
10

Resolution requiring the establishment of national plans of action for shark conservation and other measures.
submitted by Columbia
combined with C-6 below
Revised on 21 July 2023
10

Ban on directed fishing on deep sea rays to 2027

submitted by European Union; Iceland; Norway; United Kingdom
Posted on 17 November 2023
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