Sustainable Oceans Governance and Fisheries Crime

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of special symposia


As part of the SCELG Festival of Environmental Law and Governance during the Engage with Strathclyde week, this roundtable event gathered academics, third sector representatives and policy makers to discuss the challenges of international cooperation to combat illegal fisheries and fisheries crime for sustainable oceans governance.

This event offered an opportnunity to exchange views and ideas about the challenges for UK and Scottish administrations in addressing illegal fisheries and fisheries crime through international cooperation with academic experts and national and international practitioners.

Discussions were facilitated by Dr Antonio Cardesa-Salzmann and focused on the following themes:

1) challenges of conceptualising fisheries crime,
2) connections with corruption and transnational organised crime,
3) challenges of mainstreaming and coordinating the criminal law approach in the broader context of sustainable fisheries management and global oceans governance.

Period29 Apr 2019
Event typeOther
LocationGlasgow, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational