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IN THE CORRIDORS

Greenpeace entertained the delegates by handing over protest notes about illegal high seas drift net fishing practices tied up with pieces of illegal driftnet they seized from an Italian vessel. While the debate in the Plenary rages over whether a fishing interest is a requirement to gain entry into one of the regional organizations, NGOs and a delegation are pondering whether those States that have an interest other than fishing should not be admitted as well. Look for statements on this issue.