Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)

The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) was established by the Convention for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPF Convention) which entered into force on 19 June 2004.  Read more about the commission 

Page Updated 28 May, 2012

New WCPFC Executive Director to commence on 5 March 2015

Amongst the key outcomes from Eleventh Regular Session of the Tuna Commission (WCPFC11) was the successful appointment of a new Executive Director, Feleti P.

Eleventh Regular Annual Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission concludes in Apia Samoa

The Government of Samoa hosted the Eleventh Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC11) from 1 – 5 December 2014 at the Fale’ata Sports Complex in Apia. 

WCPFC Tuna Fishery Yearbook 2013 Released

The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) Tuna Fishery Yearbook presents annual catch estimates in the

FAO and WCPFC sign Execution Agreement for work to mitigate adverse impacts of bycatch in global tuna fisheries

On 25 October 2014, the Fisheries and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission signed an Execution Agreement for a 3.2 million U

Commission farewells outgoing Executive Director, Professor Glenn Hurry

In October 2014, the Commission farewelled outgoing Executive Director, Professor Glenn Hurry. 

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...need to tighten restrictions. The "systematic abuse" of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission's process to block the construction...
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