Inter-disciplinary, international research to better understand the complexities of fisheries crime, and to address it.

Our Approach

Please click on the icons below for an overview of the context and nature of fisheries crime, and Pescadolus’ work to impact the problem and mitigate its adverse effects.

FishCRIME-Symposium-2016

FishCRIME 2017

The first FishCRIME Symposium was held in South Africa in 2015, as a joint initiative of the South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Stop Illegal Fishing and PescaDOLUS. In 2016, the second successful FishCRIME Symposium, co-hosted by the Government of Indonesia, the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, UNODC and PescaDOLUS, took place in Indonesia.

PescaDOLUS will once again be playing a pivotal role in organising and hosting the upcoming 2017 Symposium.

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Finding a solution

PescaDOLUS approaches ‘illegal fishing’ as a form of transnational criminal activity, and investigates the policing, legal and policy implications of using transnational criminal law and procedure to strengthen fisheries law enforcement.

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