Day 4

Day 4 Thursday, 7 August 2008
Human Rights: Threats and Opportunities
09:00 – 10:30 Working Groups What rights are of importance for artisanal fishers and coastal communities (inland/marine) in Latin America?

a) Under current conditions and taking account of the various realities of artisanal fishing and coastal communities in Latin America, what are the issues and key demands for defending fishery resource access and use rights and land tenure rights for artisanal fishers and coastal communities?

b) How can legal and political recognition be secured for the access and use rights of artisanal fishers and coastal communities?

c) How can the activities of other sectors of the fishery sector be regulated, in a way that guarantees the access and use rights of artisanal fishers and coastal communities?
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee
10:45 – 13.30 Working groups continue
13.30 – 15.00 Lunch
15.00 – 17.00 Discussion Panel:
Artisanal fishing and coastal communities and the threats from industrial aquaculture in Latin America. Current situation and outlook

Moderator: Jorge Varela, CODDEFFAGOLF
Juan Carlos Cardenas, Centro Ecoceanos: Impacts of salmon aquaculture on coastal communities and artisanal fishing
Lider Gongora, C CONDEM, Ecuador and Juan Jose Lopez Negrete, Red Manglar: Impacts of shrimp aquaculture on coastal communities and artisanal fishing
17.00 - 18.30 Break
16.30 – 18.30 Discussion Panel
Market destination of the various production systems of artisanal fishing and coastal communities-rights to food security, economic rights, rights to access local, regional, and international markets

Objectives: Understand the current situation and trends as regards the diverse production systems in artisanal fishing and coastal communities, their participation, rights, productive control and final use/markets of the products

Moderator: Prof. Walter Leo Gonzales, Oriente University
Panel
Lider Gongora Farias, C-CONDEM, local markets, international markets and food sovereignty.
Juan Carlos Sueiro, Cooperacion, Peru. Peru's industrial fisheries model and its implication for the sustainability of fishing activities and food security

Dr. Hector-Luis Morales, ICSF Associate Member: Food Sovereignty, Internal markets and globalization: Challenges and responsibilities for artisanal fishermen
18.30 -19:00 Discussion Panel
Human rights, social and economic rights in coastal and artisanal fishing communities in Latin America
Nancy Yanez: Human rights, social, economic and cultural rights and their importance in coastal and fishing communities
Brian O' Riordan: Decent work in the fishing sector and the ILO Convention on Work in the Fishing Sector (2007)
Laurineide Maria Santana, Cristiane Faustino da Silva, Josepha Ferreira da Silva: Artisanal fishing rights and Gender: Outlook and views from Brazil.

Francisco Vera Millaken, leader of Mapuch Indigenous People "Comunidaes Identidad Territorial Lafkenche": Coastal marine space and the Chile's indigenous people
19.00 – 21.00 Cultural Event
Theatre/Music:
Pato Manss, Quelentaro, Max Berrú, Asalto Latinoamericano