Programme and Presentations


 French, Spanish

Day 1: July 21, 2014 (Monday)
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:30 - 15:30

Moderator: Vivienne Solis Rivera and  Juan Carlos Cárdenas Núñez

Welcome and Introduction to the Workshop :

Dedication of the workshop to Chandrika Sharma

Tribute to Thomas Kocherrry: V Vivekanandan

 15:30 - 16:30 Presentation: Introduction to the Guidelines linked to the introduction to the objectives of this workshop : Objectives for this CSO Workshop 

By Nalini Nayak, and Ravadee Prasertcharoensuk

Presentation: The Road to Pondicherry – the milestones achieved by the CSO’s on the way to the Guidelines: setting the stage for implementation.

By Brian O’Riordan

 16:30-17:00 Tea 

17:00 - 18:00

Moderator: Jackie Sunde and Vivienne Solis Rivera
Presentation: Developing a Transformative Agenda towards Socially Just and Sustainable Fisheries    (Gender Note) (French, Spanish)
By Cornelie Quist



Group Discussion
Break into small groups for discussion * FOUR Groups: What will a transformative agenda require of us? – sharing amongst CSOs and brainstorming the key requirements that will make the implementation of the Guidelines realize human rights and social justice.

19:30 Dinner
 Day 2: July 22, 2014 (Tuesday)
 04:00 -19:00

 Good practices in fisheries governance and management, disaster risk mitigation and post-harvest fish trade: An exposure to examples in and around Pondicherry, India: (i) Fisheries governance and traditional coastal communities; (ii) beach reclamation and protection of coastal communities; and (iii) Post-harvest fish trade and women in fishing communities.

Field trip note: Nagapattinam (French, Spanish)

Field trip note: Pondicherry (French, Spanish)

 19:30  Dinner
 Day 3: July 23, 2014 (Wednesday)  
 09:00-10:00  Moderator: Groups will elect the moderator and rapporteur

Opening Session: Fishing Communities and Implementation of the Guidelines: Issues Arising from Local, National and Regional Contexts
Divide into two large designated groups by language:
1. Presentations from Netherlands, Central America (Honduras and Costa Rica), Caribbean, and West Africa and Senegal.
2. Presentations from India, Thailand and Brazil, and Indonesia

 10:30-11:00  Tea
 11:00 -12:30 Group discussions and presentations (to be continued) 

Moderator: C M Muralidharan and Alain Le Sann

Feedback from groups in Plenary
Questions, Responses, Discussions

 13:45 -15:00 Lunch 
 15:00-16:00 Moderator: Rene Scharer and Beatriz Mesquita Pedrosa Ferreira

Presentation: Implementing SSF Guidelines: A Perspective from FAO
By Nicole Franz, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Questions, Answers, Discussions


Moderator: Nalini Nayak
Break into small groups, select rapporteur, with key questions to guide discussion

 Questions (English, French, Spanish)
 16:30  Tea ( in small groups to help themselves)

  Small group discussions—Each group has its own facilitator and selects a rapporteur who writes up POA on sheets

Approaches to SSF guidelines (French), (Spanish)

 19:30 Dinner 
 Day 4: July 24, 2014 (Thursday) 
 09:00-11:00  Group Discussion (Cont)
 11:00-11:30  Tea

Moderator: Venkatesh Salagrama and Rosemarie Nyigulila Mwaipopo
Reporting in Plenary
Group Report backs (7 groups)

Latin America


Anglofone Africa

Francofone Africa

Asia-Thailand and Indonesia

Asia- India

 13:00-14:00  Lunch
 14:00-16:00  Moderator: Jackie Sunde

Panel Discussion: What role for the CSOs in implementation?

Vivienne Solis, Member, ICSF
Naseegh Jaffer, World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP)
Rolf Willmann,
Editrudith Lukanga, World Forum of Fish Harvesters and Fish Workers (WFF)
John Kurien, Member, ICSF

 16:00-16:30 Tea 
 16:30-17:30  Discussions in Plenary