News & Events

Mar 15, 2016

Somalia Ratifies Port State Measures Agreement

Somalia has joined 13 other countries and the European Union in the global fight against illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing by ratifying the Food and Agricultural Organization’s (... Read more

Jan 28, 2016

Secure Fisheries’ Director, Robert Mazurek, presents at Villa Somalia

Secure Fisheries’ Director, Robert Mazurek, together with John Steed from Oceans Beyond Piracy, met with key representatives of the Federal Government of Somalia (... Read more

Oct 27, 2015

Somali President Op-Ed: Credits Secure Fisheries Report with Highlighting IUU Fishing in Somali Waters

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud recently published an op-ed crediting the Secure Fisheries report, Securing Somali Fisheries, with highlighting the extent of foreign fishing in Somalia’s... Read more

Oct 22, 2015

NSF Grant to Research Lake Victoria Aquaculture Awarded to Sarah Glaser

Sarah Glaser, research associate at Secure Fisheries, is one of 16 recipients of grants made in 2015 by the... Read more

Oct 21, 2015

Secure Fisheries Co-chairs first fisheries crime meeting of the Indian Ocean Forum on Maritime Crime (IOFMC)

Secure Fisheries co-sponsored and co-chaired the first fisheries crime meeting of the Indian Ocean Forum on Maritime Crime (IOFMC), held in the Seychelles on 20-21... Read more

Oct 08, 2015

Washington Post blog examines Securing Somali Fisheries report

Thanks to “Black Hawk Down” and “Captain Phillips,” Hollywood has permanently etched into the brains of my students that Somalia is a lawless place of warlords and pirates.

Oct 06, 2015

Al Jazeera discusses Securing Somali Fisheries – IUU Fishing and Piracy

Illegal overfishing and the return of Somalia’s pirates

Plunder of Somali waters by foreign fishing vessels could mean the return of hijackings, locals warn

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Oct 05, 2015

Secure Fisheries hosts delegates from Somali Federal Government in Colorado

On October 5, 2015 Secure Fisheries had the honor of hosting the Chief of Staff to the President of Somalia, Mr. Ali Omar, and the Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr. Saadiq Haji Ibrahim, at the One Earth... Read more