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Presentations

 

Key note address

 

Ms. Eve de Coning, POLITIET, KRIPOS, NCIS Norway

Setting the scene

 

Mr. P E Bergh, Stop Illegal Fishing, Botswana

Panel 1 – CASES

Illegal fishing and transnational crime – what are the links and where is the evidence?

Chair: Professor Jan Glazewski, University of Cape Town, Institute of Marine & Environmental Law, Department of Law, South Africa

Blast fishing cases

 

Mr. James Bulongo, Member of national multi-agency task team against environmental crime, United Republic of Tanzania

 

Blast fishing cases

 

Mr. Johannes Dirk Kotze, Criminal investigator and consultant, organized international fishery crimes, South Africa

Human trafficking cases

 

Ms Rebecca Surtees, Senior Researcher, Nexus Institute, US

Unravelling a murder at sea

 

Mr. Duncan Copeland, Analyst, Trygg Matt Tracking, Norway

The F/V Thunder case

 

Mr. Francis Izeg Omiunu, The Nigerian Maritime Safety Administration, Nigeria

Ms Aduke Kupolati, Assistant Director Fisheries Resources & MCS  Nigerian Fisheries Authority, Nigeria

 


Panel 2 – COOPERATION

Fighting transnational fisheries crime – who is doing it and what are they doing?

Chair: Mr Gunnar Stølsvik, Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

Cooperation to combat wildlife and fisheries crime

 

Mr. Jorge Rios, Chief of Global Programme for Combating Wildlife Crime, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Austria

Interpol, cooperation and mutual assistance when fisheries crime is detected

 

Mr. Alistair McDonnell, Project Scale Manager, Interpol, France

The FISH-i Africa Task Force

 

Dr Kristin von Kistowski, Senior Adviser, FISH-i Africa Technical Team, Germany

The FISH-i Africa Task Force

 

Mr. Nicholas Ntheketha, Chair of FISH-i Africa Task Force, Kenya

 

Cooperation to reduce forced labour, human trafficking in fishing industry

 

Mr. Jean Marie Kagabo, Programme to Combat forced labour, International Labour Organization, Switzerland

Cooperation through the 2050 African Integrated Maritime Strategy

 

Mr. Samuel Kame-Domguia, Coordinator, 2050 African Integrated Maritime Strategy Task Force, Ethiopia

 

Panel 3 – CHALLENGES

Prosecuting the criminals – what are the challenges and how do we overcome them?

Chair: Mr. Tor Martin Møller, Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries

Challenges in fisheries crime in South Africa

 

Mr. Bernard Liedemann,  DAFF, South Africa

Indonesian approach to tackling fisheries crime

 

Dr. Yunus Husein, Head of IUU Fishing Task Force, Indonesia

Illegal trade of fisheries products & challenges in tackling fisheries crime

 

Mr. Markus Burgener, Senior Programme Officer, Traffic, South Africa

Fisheries Crime

Mr. Jon Whitlow, International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) Seafarers’ section, UK


Panel 4 – CHANGE

Getting organised for change – what is needed to stop fisheries crime?

Chair: Ms. Sandy Davies, Stop Illegal Fishing

Ms. Kirsten Bjøru, Senior Adviser, Norad - Department for Climate, Energy & Environment Section for Environment & Food Security, Norway

Mr. Marcus Asner, US Attorney Natural resource fraud, corruption, Arnold & Porter LLP, USA

Ms. Nondumiso Mfenyana, South African Maritime Safety Authority SAMSA, South Africa

Mr. Gary Orr, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand

Prof. Hennie van As, Director, Law in Action Institute, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa