National Oceanic Resource Management Authority

Press Releases

World Tuna Day: "Our Tuna, Our Legacy"

This year's theme, "Our Tuna, Our Legacy," underscores our shared responsibility in celebrating National Tuna Day. I urge all citizens of our respective States to join us in commemorating May 2 by organizing various activities that highlight the importance of tuna in our lives as a young island nation. Your active participation is crucial in making this celebration a success [..]

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SPC/FFA in Country Visit

The in-country visit was initially discussed last December between the SPC’s Head of the Oceanic Fisheries Programme (OFP) Graham Pilling, FFA Director of Fisheries Management Ludwig Kumoru and NORMA Consultant Eugene Pangelinan, with the plan to visit NORMA in person to facilitate an institutional review on the structure of its Fisheries Science Division (FSD). Consultant Eugene further added [...]

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NORMA Welcomes New Board Members

Pohnpei, FSM – The National Oceanic Resources Authority (NORMA) is delighted to announce the appointment of two new members to NORMA board. The swearing-in ceremony was held at the office of the president on April 11, 2024. The two new board members are Kapilly Capelle and Wilson Waguk, who will represent Pohnpei state and Kosrae […]

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FSM Secures Additional Continental Shelf Claim in the North of Yap Area

NEW YORK, NY—On April 22nd, 2022, the Honorable Joses R. Gallen Sr., Secretary of the Department of Justice of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), filed with the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf a claim of an extended continental shelf covering a high-sea area of approximately 188,000 square kilometers (72,500 […]

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National Oceanic Resource Management Authority
PO Box PS 122
Pohnpei, FM 96941
Federated States of Micronesia
Telephone: (691) 320-2700/5181
Fax: (691) 320-2383
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