World Tuna Day

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Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) controls the world's largest sustainable tuna purse seine fishery with members including the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu.

The PNA WORLD TUNA DAY ART AND TALENT QUEST is in line with the celebration of the World Tuna Day which falls on May 2.

Pacific proposal for World Tuna Day gets UN backing

The proposal was initiated by the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) and went to the UN with the backing of all 17 Pacific Island members of the Forum Fisheries Agency.

  “We are delighted with United Nations ratification of World Tuna Day,” said PNA CEO Ludwig Kumoru, who is in Fiji attending the 13th annual meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).

His comments were echoed by the FFA director general James Movick.

It’s great news and could not have come at a better time for all the Pacific SIDS Mr Movick said.