Ambassador Trine Skymoen

Speaking On: Opening comments

"Fisheries is an important renewable natural resource that Norway along with many other countries benefit from. In order to benefit we must also be worthy custodians. I am therefore delighted to participate in this first International Symposium on Fisheries Crime that is set to pave the way for greater cooperation between countries and sectors in order to improve the governance and lawfulness of our global fisheries sector."

Trine Skymoen is the Norwegian Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa, Botswana and Madagascar. Ms Skymoen has served many years with the Norwegian Government working with international affairs covering issues such as peacekeeping, humanitarian affairs, security policy, defence and the United Nations. Her commitment to the work of Norway within the global community was reflected in her being honoured as an ‘Officer of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit’.  Ms Skymoen has served internationally including in Abidjan, New York, Belgrade, Vienna, Bratislava and most recently in Pretoria.

 

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Position: Norwegian Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa, Botswana and Madagascar