IUU Forum Japan

The IUU Forum Japan was established in September 2017, for NGOs and companies engaged in efforts for sustainable fisheries to jointly work on measures against IUU fishing.

WWF Japan
WWF is one of the world’s largest leading conservation organizations, working in more than 100 countries and supported by 5 million supporters globally. WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by conserving the world’s biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.
Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd.
Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd. is a social venture based in Tokyo which provides sustainable seafood consulting and platforming services to Japanese fishery, seafood businesses and government. Seafood is a symbol of the connections between marine ecosystems, marine economics, and regional communities, and our purpose is to ensure that it remains abundant for future generations. Seafood Legacy also strategically networks seafood businesses and NGOs to foster pre-competitive platform to solve mutual issues that various stakeholders face in Japan and the world.
Sailors for the Sea Japan
Sailors for the Sea Japan was established in 2011 as an affiliate of the US based ocean conservation NGO, founded by David Rockefeller Jr., to improve ocean environment and sustainability through advocacy activities, cooperating with various stakeholders. Our actions vary to an extensive range, including issuance of “Blue Seafood Guide” to raise awareness for sustainable seafood consumption.
The Nature Conservancy
Founded in 1951, TNC is active in 79 countries and is one of the largest non-profit environmental organizations in the United States. With ‘tackling climate change’ and ‘healthy oceans, lands and water’ being its areas of priority, TNC currently operates more than 100 projects for the world’s oceans. TNC is working on the elimination of IUU fishing and the realization of sustainable fisheries through collaborative efforts with governments, NGOs, research institutes and private sectors around the world.
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