Agriculture Minister Pearnel C0harles Jnr has urged member countries participating in the Blue Justice Conference, to convert discussions, into actions.
The 2 day blue justice conference, which began in Denmark on Thursday, facilitates a meeting of world leaders on issues relating to, illegal and unregulated fishing, as well as transnational organised crime in the global fishing industry.
The conference offers member countries significant opportunities to obtain intelligence, improve maritime domain awareness, access technical assistance, as well as strengthen national and regional capacities to better monitor and protect marine resources and combat fisheries crimes.
Charles Jnr notes that food security and national security are achievable through cooperation.
Thursdau also saw the launch of Blue Justice Caribbean Hub, which will be based in Jamaica.
The hub will serve as a nexus for active information exchange, communication, and cooperation in dealing with crime in the marine sector, affecting countries in the region.