International legal instruments relevant to fisheries and fishing communities : a handbook. Introduction

Kumar, K.G. (ed.) (2006) International legal instruments relevant to fisheries and fishing communities : a handbook. Introduction. Chennai, India, International Collective in Support of Fishworkers, 19pp.

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Abstract

This handbook provides detailed information for a wide range of legal instruments relevant to fisheries and fishworkers. It covers 114 legal instruments, categorized into the following seven themes: Theme I. Human Rights, Food Security, Women and Development. Theme II. Environment and Sustainable Development. Theme III. Oceans and Fisheries Management. Theme IV. Environmental Pollution Theme V. Fishing Vessels and Safety at Sea Theme VI. Labour Theme VII. Trade The handbook also includes the working of the instruments (decision-making bodies, monitoring and implementation agencies, periodicity of meetings, rules for participation in meetings of the decision-making bodies and implementation agencies for States and non-governmental organizations), regional instrument and agencies. Apart from being a ready reckoner to the instruments, it highlights the important sections of relevance to fisheries or small-scale fisheries and fishworkers. The companion CD-ROM provides the full texts of the instruments in a searchable database. The handbook will be useful for fishworker and non-governmental organizations, and also for researchers and others interested in fisheries issues.

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: International legal instruments relevant to fisheries and fishing communities : a handbook. Introduction
Alternative Title: Fisheries legal handbook (ICSF)
Corporate Creator/Author: International Collective in Support of Fishworkers
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Kumar, K.G.
Number of Pages: 19
Date: March 2006
Publisher: International Collective in Support of Fishworkers
Place of Publication: Chennai, India
Issuing Agency: International Collective in Support of Fishworkers
Additional Information: Part of an 8 volume set. ISBN 81-902957-8-0 (Set) Principal Researchers: Ramya Rajagopalan and Ahana Lakshmi
Subjects: Environment
Fisheries
Law
Item ID: 11292
Depositing User: Ms. Jean Collins
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2013 09:31
Last Modified: 30 May 2015 00:54
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URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/11292

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