Chiles goals are ambitious in a positive way and perfectly timed, said Pat Moran, Lead Shepherd for the OFWG
, which spearheads discussions on marine debris.
For more information on APECs efforts to tackle marine debris, please visit the APEC OFWG
site (https://www.apec.org/Groups/SOM-Steering-Committee-on-Economic-and-Technical-Cooperation/Working-Groups/Ocean-and-Fisheries) .
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said one of the key deliverables is the APEC Food Security Action Plan, which will be a long-term OFWG strategy for addressing food security aligned with the APEC food system and PPFS Roadmap.
During the recently concluded First APEC Senior Officials' Meeting and Related Meetings, the OFWG highlighted how fisheries and sustainable aquaculture are critical to ensuring food security, sustainable livelihoods, and economic prosperity worldwide.
Other Fora Involved : Agricultural Technical Cooperation Working Group (ATCWG); Oceans and Fisheries Working Group (OFWG
Meanwhile, as the result of the collective efforts, a common view upon Blue Economy has been reached on the 3rd OFWG
Meeting in May 2014, as a milestone that lays solid foundation for Blue Economy cooperation in APEC.
This project is a crossed collaboration initiative that responds directly to the objectives of the Ocean and Fisheries Working Group (OFWG
), CTI, and the APEC Food System, the PPFS.
Other Fora Involved Oceans and Fisheries Working Group (OFWG
.To share and acknowledge the result in the forthcoming OFWG
, and moreover preferably the result will be acknowledged in the high level meeting regarding to Oceans and Fisheries (e.g.