Jack mackerel school of fish

The South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO) and the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) met virtually on 22 May 2024 to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) the Commissions of both organisations agreed upon.

The meeting was attended by Mr Craig Loveridge, Executive Secretary of SPRFMO, Mr Aaron Nighswander, Finance and Administration Manager of WCPFC, and the Chairpersons of both organisations --Ms Jung-re Riley Kim (SPRFMO), and Ms Josie Tamate (WCPFC), who signed the Memorandum.

The SPRFMO-WCPFC MoU is aimed at facilitating, where appropriate, cooperation between SPRFMO and WCPFC, in order to advance their respective objectives, particularly with respect to stocks or species which are within the mutual interest of both Organisations.

For a list of the different cooperation and collaboration arrangements SPRFMO has in place, see the Cooperation page of the website.