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Fabio Hazin

Federal Rural University of Pernambuco - UFRPE
Fábio Hazin graduated as a Fisheries Engineer, from Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco- UFRPE (1987); got his Master, M.Sc. (1991); and Doctor, D.Sc. (1994) degrees in Marine Science and Technology/ Fisheries Oceanography, from Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology. He did a post-doc in stock assessment of pelagic and highly migratory fisheries resources, in the Southeast Fisheries Science Center/ NMFS/ NOAA, Miami- EUA (2002); and a specialization course on International Law of the Sea (2010), at Rhodes Academy (Center for Oceans Law and Policy/ University of Virginia School of Law; the Aegean Institute of the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law; the Law of the Sea Institute of Iceland; the Max Planck Institute; and the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea). Presently he is a Full Professor at UFRPE, lecturing in the undergraduate course of Fisheries Engineering, at the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of UFRPE, and at the Graduate Program of Fisheries Resources and Aquaculture, at UFRPE, and at the Graduate Program of Oceanography, at UFPE, where he supervises several M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. He presently is the Scientific Coordinator of the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago Research Station (since 2000). From January to September, 2015, he was the National Secretary for Fisheries, in the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture. From 1995 to 2005, he acted as the Coordinator for the Northeast Region of the REVIZEE Program- National Program for the Assessment of the Living Resources of Brazilian Economic Exclusive Zone. Upon invitation by the UN, on June 08, 2005, during the World Ocean Day, he delivered the speech: Contribution of Small Scale Fisheries to Sustainable Development; and on March 17th, another one, entitled: The Needs of Developing States in Capacity Building and Training for the Fisheries Sector. Between 2008 and 2009, he chaired the FAO negotiation process for the adoption of FAO Agreement on Port State Measures; and between 2013 and 2014, the negotiation of the FAO Guidelines for Small Scale Fisheries. From 2004 and 2012, he chaired the State Committee for the Monitoring of Shark Incidents and, during the same period, was also the Director of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of UFRPE. From 2007 to 2011, he chaired the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas and also the Brazilian Society of Fisheries Engineering. In 2011, upon invitation from FAO, he chaired the performance review of the Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic- CECAF and of the Southwest Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission- SWIOFC. Between 2011 and 2012, he also chaired the performance reviews of NAFO- Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization; and of WCPFC- Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. From 2017 to 2018, he also participated in the Performance Review of the International Whaling Commission. From 2010 to 2013, he Chaired CITES Working Group on Introduction from the Sea. From 2012 to 2014, he was vice-chair of the UN-FAO Committee on Fisheries and, in 2014 was elected Chair, chairing it until 2016. From 1998 to 2015, he was also the Brazilian Chief scientist in ICCAT, and Chair of the Scientific Subcommittee of the Standing Committee for the Management of Tuna Fisheries. In 2014 and 2015, in United Nations/ Division of the Oceans and the Law of the Sea, he chaired the Consultation of States Parties to UNFSA (ICSP) and was also elected to chair the Review Process that happened in May 2016. He also chaired the ICSP in 2017, 2018 and 2019. In the past 20 years, he participated in more than 200
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