SIOFA Parties and participants

SIOFA has currently 13 Contracting Parties (CP), Cooperating non Contracting Parties (CNCP) and Participating Fishing Entities (PFE), these 3 status are usualy acronymised CCP. FAO is the legal depositary of the SIOFA signatories. The table below lists the SIOFA CCPs, their status and the current head of delegation person.

Name Status head of delegation
Australia CP Mat Kertesz
China CP Haiwen Sun
Comoros CNCP Mahamoudou Abidina
Cook Islands CP Pamela Maru
European Union CP Fiona Harford
France (Overseas Territories) CP Matthieu Piron
India CNCP Jujjavarapu Balaji
Japan CP Ichiro Nomura
Korea CP Tae-hoon Won
Mauritius CP Meera Koonjul
Seychelles CP Roy Clarisse
Chinese Taipei PFE Tsu Kang, Wen
Thailand CP Chalermchai Suwannarak

Other entities and countries can participate to SIOFA. See the information provided in the attached documents on this topic. It is also possible to be an observer of the SIOFA. Please see the information also provided in the below documents.