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Eradication of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IUUF) and to promote fisheries crimes as a Transnational Organized Crime
by Task Force Combatting Illegal Fishing and Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (Government)
Indonesia commits to eradicate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, including the advancement of monitoring and surveillance activity and cooperation with other countries and organization as an effort to sustainably regulate fisheries management on the grounds of scientific-based management plans.

Indonesia commits to continuously advocate, promote and combat fisheries crime as transnational organized crime through effective cooperation with other countries and international organizations;

Indonesia commits to share Vessel Monitoring System data to Global Fishing Watch and encourage other countries to do the same to promote transparency in global fisheries management;
Progress reports
By 2020, effectively regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and destructive fishing practices and implement science-based management plans, in order to restore fish stocks in the shortest time feasible, at least to levels that can produce maximum sustainable yield as determined by their biological characteristics
Type of commitment
  • Reduction and elimination fishing practices and gear that destroy/degrade marine habitat
demolished 317 vessels conducting illegal fishing activities within Indonesian waters.
facilitated the repatriation of over 2,000 victims of human trafficking together with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), as well as helping the crews to get their remedy for the total amount of up to US$ 900,000;
issued a regulation that specifies the mechanism of obtaining human rights certification in fishing industry
continued to manage the process of tax payment by companies for up to US$16million
Other, please specify
other financial resources according to the relevant rule of law.
Other, please specify
State budget for the IUU Fishing eradication
Basic information
Time-frame: January 2017 - December 2019
Indonesian Maritime Security Board Indonesian Navy Indonesian National Police
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Januar Dwi Putra, Legal Analyst for the Task Force Combatting Illegal Fishing and Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries., multilateralmmaf@gmail.com, putra.januardwi@gmail.com,
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