This policy brief is from the Nereus-hosted side event at the Second Session of the International Conference on an internationally legally binding instrument under the UNCLOS on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ), held at the UN headquarters in New York City on March 25 – April 5, 2019.

In it are presentation summaries for Nereus fellows Guillermo Ortuño Crespo (Duke University) on ‘Fish Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction: slipping through the governance net’, Solène Guggisberg (Utrecht University) on ‘Cooperating with existing institutions related to fisheries management’, and alumnus Richard Caddell (Cardiff University) on ‘Environmental Assessment and fisheries management’.