Report of the 3rd meeting of the gulf of Thailand sub-region
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The Third Meeting of the Gulf of Thailand sub-region was organized in Siem Reap, Cambodia from 20 to 22 September 2011. The Meeting was to reestablish the momentum on the cooperation among countries of the Gulf of Thailand (GOT) subregion in terms of the integration of fisheries and habitat management and in efforts to manage fishing capacity (reducing over-capacity and to combat illegal and destructive fishing (IUU fishing). The Meeting also reviewed actions undertaken based on given recommendation during previous meetings organized in 2008 and 2009. Specifically, the Meeting wishes to come-up recommendations and actions to address issues of IUUFishing, fisheries habitat management, fishing capacity, port monitoring, etc. Likewise, it also seeks partnerships and close cooperation among Members Countries in addressing such issues.