The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) controls the world’s largest sustainable tuna purse-seine fishery. PNA countries provide around 50% of the global supply of skipjack tuna, the most commonly canned tuna.
The PNA members are: Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu.
- Palau and other PNA countries to ramp up maritime surveillance to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, TunaPacific, January 2019
- PNA to work with FFA to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the region, TunaPacific, December 2018
- Ending illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing a high priority for FFA and PNA members, TunaPacific, December 2018
- PNA focuses on organizational strengthening, reviewing fishery initiatives, PNA, April 2017
- PNA bid for more control on longline fishing, TunaPacific, December 2016
Transhipment vessel in Rabaul: compliance includes monitoring, control and surveillance. Photo credit: Francisco Blaha.