How can unregulated fishing in the Central Arctic region be prevented?

10 september 2014

A roundtable “On the concept of economic policy of the Government of the Russian Federation regarding the activation of the fishing exploration by non-Arctic states, in the Central Arctic region which is formed of 200 mile economic zones belonging exclusively to Russia, the USA, Canada, Denmark and Norway” was held in the Analytical Center.

During the roundtable experts discussed the current issues of state control over biological marine resources in the Arctic areas and addressed the problems of illegal and unregulated marine fishing in the Central Arctic region which is formed of 200 mile economic zones belonging exclusively to Russia, the USA, Canada, Denmark and Norway.

Opening the discussion the first deputy head of the Analytical Center Vladislav Onischenko described the topic as rather narrow but at the same time quite important for the stakeholders. ‘The issue being discussed sets long-term priorities and the principles of development and economic ties building in the Central Arctic region,’ Onischenko said.