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Oceans and fisheries

Solomon Islands

Sustainable fisheries partnership agreement with Solomon Islands

The fisheries partnership agreement concluded between the EU and Solomon Islands covers the period 9.10.2009 – 8.10.2012 and has been tacitly renewed for a period of three years.

There is currently no protocol in force since 9 October 2012.

Main features of the SFPA

Duration of the agreement

3 years renewable (9.10.2012–8.10.2015)

Duration of the protocol

No protocol in force.

Nature of the FPA

Tuna fishery agreement


This fisheries partnership agreement is the second to be signed between the EU and the Solomon Islands.


Current legal framework

Fisheries partnership agreement and protocol: Adopted by Council Regulation (EU) No 621/2010 of 3.6.2010 on fishing opportunities, (OJ L190/29 of 22.7.2010)

Council Decision 2010/397/EU of 3.6.2010 on signing and provisional application (OJ L190 of 22.7.2010, corrigendum OJ L210 of 11.8.2010)

Council Decision 2010/763/EU of 6.12.2010 on conclusion (OJ L 324 of 9.12.2010)