Welcome to the Office of International Affairs
Obama Announces Key ICCAT Post
Dec 16: President Obama has announced his intent to appoint Eugenio Piñeiro-Soler as U.S. Commercial Commissioner to The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT). Read More . . .
Working Toward Sustainable Trade
Jan 27: Latin American and Caribbean nations gathered last month in Brazil to participate in a regional workshop focused on implementing new international shark conservation measures. Read More . . .
Fighting IUU Fishing and Seafood Fraud
Jun 19: White House announces initiative to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing and seafood fraud. Read More . . .
Fish swim beyond national boundaries. We work to promote international cooperation to achieve effective and responsible marine stewardship and ensure sustainable fisheries management. Read more...
Announcements and Reports
07/31/14: Seeking public comment on Presidential Task Force on combating IUU fishing and seafood fraud (deadline September 2, 2014)
07/15/14: U.S. Government requests public input for species that may need protection under CITES (deadline August 26, 2014)