"Reinforce rule of law" to allow legitimate fishing

Fishermen unload their catch of mackerel at a fish market. UN File Photo/M Guthrie

The rule of law at sea must be reinforced to allow people not to suffer from illegal fishing; that's according to the International Criminal Police Organization, or INTERPOL.

Experts are gathering in Singapore from Monday to discuss environmental security and law enforcement worldwide at a conference organized by INTERPOL and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

Fisheries crime is one of the issues that will come under the spotlight.

David Higgins is from the Environmental Security department at Interpol.

Daniel Dickinson began by asking him to define fisheries crime.

Duration: 3'21"

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