Title

Memorandum of understanding between the government of the Republic of China and the government of Papua New Guinea on fisheries cooperation

Author Information

National Fisheries Authority

Date of Publication

2016 12:00 AM

Security Theme

IUU Fishing

Keywords

IUU fishing, China, New Guinea, agreement

Description

The Government of the Republic of China and the Government of Papua New Guinea, hereinafter referred to as the “ Participants ”. DESIRING to further enhance the existing friendly and cooperative relations between the Republic of China and the Government of Papua New Guinea on the basis of the principles of equality, mutual benefit and mutual respect; RECOGNIZING the benefits which can be derived by their respective peoples from the implementation of this MOU, on the basis of the principles of equality, respect for each other ’ s independence and mutual benefit; RECALLING the provisions of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); the UN Fish Stocks Agreement and the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention on the Conservation of Highly Migratory Species; and COGNIZANT of the need to ensure sustainable development through conservation and management of fishery resources;

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Memorandum of understanding between the government of the Republic of China and the government of Papua New Guinea on fisheries cooperation

The Government of the Republic of China and the Government of Papua New Guinea, hereinafter referred to as the “ Participants ”. DESIRING to further enhance the existing friendly and cooperative relations between the Republic of China and the Government of Papua New Guinea on the basis of the principles of equality, mutual benefit and mutual respect; RECOGNIZING the benefits which can be derived by their respective peoples from the implementation of this MOU, on the basis of the principles of equality, respect for each other ’ s independence and mutual benefit; RECALLING the provisions of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); the UN Fish Stocks Agreement and the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention on the Conservation of Highly Migratory Species; and COGNIZANT of the need to ensure sustainable development through conservation and management of fishery resources;