Regulations, Policies and Reports

Tags for branding sustainably line-caught and equitably marketed fish caught by the Seychelles Hook and Line Fishermen in Old Port, Victoria, Mahé Island, Seychelles. Photo credit: Jason Houston

Tags for branding sustainably line-caught and equitably marketed fish caught by the Seychelles Hook and Line Fishermen in Old Port, Victoria, Mahé Island, Seychelles. Photo credit: Jason Houston

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seychelles has numerous regulations, policies and strategies relevant to marine spatial planning, and managing biodiversity and human activities in the marine environment.  Included here are a few reports that may be of interest but it is not an exhaustive list of all those available.

Other national and international policies, regulations and conventions:

  • Seychelles Blue Economy Roadmap Concept
  • Seychelles Environment Protection Act (WAB regulations)
  • Seychelles Fisheries Policy (2005)
  • Seychelles Fisheries Act (2014)
  • Seychelles NPNCA of 1969 Nature Reserve & Conservancy Act
  • Seychelles Sustainable Development Strategy (2012-2020)
  • International Maritime Organisation
  • Migratory Species, or Bonn Convention
  • Nairobi Convention (1985)
  • Ramsar Convention for wetlands
  • UN Convention on Biological Diversity (1992)
  • UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)
  • UN Port States Measures Agreement (PSMA) for Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported fishing
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals (2010)
  • World Heritage Convention