The IYS North Pacific Opening Event—hosted by the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) and the Pacific Salmon Foundation—was held at Jack Poole Plaza in
There was an opening ceremony for the International Year of the Salmon at the Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo 2018, which has been established by the world community of scientists and ecologists and will include a series of events designed to resolve the problems of maintaining global stocks of these types of fish.
The International Year of the Salmon opening ceremony was held on the Forum’s third day and was attended by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and head of the Federal Agency for Fishery Ilya Shestakov, NASCO President Jóannes Hansen, NPAFC President Suam Kim, NPAFC Executive Director Vladimir Radchenko, Director of the Russian Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO) Kirill Kolochin and Director of WWF Russia Igor Chestin.
The Second Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo 2018 took place in St. Petersburg from 13 through 15 September at the Expo Forum Convention and Exhibition Complex. The event was organized by the Federal Agency for Fishery and the operator was the Roscongress Foundation.