The Round Table forms part of the programme of work of the OECD Committee for Fisheries, specifically contributing to its project on Fisheries and Aquaculture Certification. Eco-labels have been on the agenda of the FAO Committee for Fisheries for over a decade. The Round Table will inform ongoing work at the FAO on responsible fisheries and on private standards in capture fisheries and aquaculture.
The Proceedings are comprised of the following:
The opening address by Minister Gerda Verburg, Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality of The Netherlands.
A Chairs' summary report of the Round Table that summarises the presentations and captures the essence of the ensuing discussion.
The Round Table programme.
A list of participants.
The complete Proceedings can be downloaded here.