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Teen tuna tok with FSM participants and NORMA work study student
Teen tuna tok with FSM participants and NORMA work study student
NORMA Newsletter Volume 1 – Issue 2
NORMA Newsletter Volume 1 – Issue 2
FSM Secures Additional Continental Shelf Claim in the North of Yap Area with the United Nations
FSM Secures Additional Continental Shelf Claim in the North of Yap Area with the United Nations
World Tuna Day Art & Talent Quest 2022
World Tuna Day Art & Talent Quest 2022
Employment Opportunity – NORMA Communications Officer
Employment Opportunity – NORMA Communications Officer
Newsletter – Volume 1, Issue 1 A Look Back – Years in Review
Newsletter – Volume 1, Issue 1 A Look Back – Years in Review
Rules of Procedures of NORMA – [Amended]
Rules of Procedures of NORMA – [Amended]
Case Study – Lian Cheng involvement in EM Development in the FSM
Case Study – Lian Cheng involvement in EM Development in the FSM
PUBLIC NOTICE – Decree Restricting Travels from Palau
PUBLIC NOTICE – Decree Restricting Travels from Palau
Employment Opportunity – Assistant Legal Counsel
Employment Opportunity – Assistant Legal Counsel
FFA Vacancies – Labour Standards Advisor, Manager Human Resources, Human Resource Coordinator
FFA Vacancies – Labour Standards Advisor, Manager Human Resources, Human Resource Coordinator
AOSIS Fellowship Programme for 2022
AOSIS Fellowship Programme for 2022
IT Developer (NORMA Office)
IT Developer (NORMA Office)
PUBLIC NOTICE – Marine Scientific Research and Training Regulations
PUBLIC NOTICE – Marine Scientific Research and Training Regulations
NORMA Annual Report 2017-2019
NORMA Annual Report 2017-2019
NORMA Annual Internship Programs
NORMA Annual Internship Programs
PRESS RELEASE – NORMA Staff Conferred A Degree In Master of Maritime Policy
PRESS RELEASE – NORMA Staff Conferred A Degree In Master of Maritime Policy
Request for Expression of Interest – Implementation Completion Report (ICR) Consultant
Request for Expression of Interest – Implementation Completion Report (ICR) Consultant
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Teen tuna tok with FSM participants and NORMA work study student

Kicking off on UN World Tuna Day, a joint social media initiative from Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and The Pacific Community (SPC), Teen Tuna Tok, saw the voices of the Pacific’s young people amplified last week...[ ]

NORMA Newsletter Volume 1 – Issue 2

Welcome to the 2nd issue of our Newsletter. In this issue we will touch on topics such as Transshipment, T3 Challenge, a project soon to be realized in 2023, and the latest on Tuna market prices, and many more...

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

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 […]

World Tuna Day Art & Talent Quest 2022

Using art, music, dance, writing, video, PNA invites you to share your vision of this year’s theme: “Our Tuna, Our Heritage” as the world gets ready to celebrate World Tuna Day, May 2, 2022. Open to all artists of all ages who are residents and/or citizens of the PNA-member countries: Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu plus Tokelau.

Employment Opportunity – NORMA Communications Officer

The FSM NORMA Communications Officer will report to the Assistant Director for the Division of Corporate Services and undertake the following illustrative activities: Primary responsibility for implementating..
**Application submissions starting March 01, 2022 until filled**

Newsletter – Volume 1, Issue 1 A Look Back – Years in Review

NORMA’s Fisheries Newsletter is back! Kaselehlie, Len Wo, Ran Annim and Mogethin! On behalf of the Board, management and staff of NORMA, we are proud to once again start issuing a quarterly newsletter about what’s happening in the FSM in terms of oceanic fisheries and development. with...

Rules of Procedures of NORMA – [Amended]
Case Study – Lian Cheng involvement in EM Development in the FSM
PUBLIC NOTICE – Decree Restricting Travels from Palau
Employment Opportunity – Assistant Legal Counsel

The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) seeks well qualified individuals to fill the position of Assistant Legal Counsel in the office of NORMA, FSM National Government, Kolonia, Pohnpei FM 96941. The Position: Provide legal services required by the Authority to implement the provisions of the Marine Resource Act of 2002 (MRA) under […]

FFA Vacancies – Labour Standards Advisor, Manager Human Resources, Human Resource Coordinator

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries invites applications for the following positions: 1. Labour Standards Advisor Reporting to the Director of Fisheries Development Division, you will ensure clear regional labour standards are effectively promoted, implemented, monitored, and enforced at the national level for flagged fishing vessels. This is a two-year opportunity with possible renewal for another […]

AOSIS Fellowship Programme for 2022
AOSIS Fellowship Programme for 2022

The Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations presents its compliments to the Permanent Missions of the Member States of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) to the United Nations and has the honour to announce the resumption of the AOSIS Fellowship Programme for 2022. The Fellowship Programme is an opportunity […]

IT Developer (NORMA Office)
PUBLIC NOTICE – Marine Scientific Research and Training Regulations
PUBLIC NOTICE – Marine Scientific Research and Training Regulations
NORMA Annual Report 2017-2019
NORMA ANNUAL REPORT 2017-2019
NORMA Annual Internship Programs

The FSM National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) is calling for students to submit interest in participating in its annual Internship program and the work-study/community service placement program. A. INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: These paid internships target high-achieving college students (primarily juniors and seniors, but freshmen or sophomores may also apply) who are near graduation or recently […]

PRESS RELEASE – NORMA Staff Conferred A Degree In Master of Maritime Policy

On December 23 2020, one of its staff, Mrs. Miorida Yee Ting was conferred the degree in Master of Maritime Policy through the University of Wollongong. Mrs. Miorida Yee Ting commenced her studies online with the University of Wollongong in Spring of 2018 and was awarded the degree in Master of Maritime Policy on December 23, 2020 [..]

Ms. Miorida Yeeting
Request for Expression of Interest – Implementation Completion Report (ICR) Consultant

The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia’s National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Regional Oceanscape Program, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward a Implementation Completion Report (ICR) Consultant to be working with FSM NORMA in Pohnpei, FSM. The […]

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The National Oceanic Resources Management Authority (NORMA) is the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) National Government agency responsible for managing the FSM’s fisheries resources from the 12-nautical mile (NM) Territorial Seas out to the 200 NM Exclusive Economic Zone. Fisheries resources inside the 12 NM Territorial Seas are managed by the four individual states (Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae). NORMA works closely with the Department of Resources & Development (R&D), the Department of Justice (DoJ), the Department of Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure (DTCI) among other national and state agencies to fulfill its fisheries management duties. NORMA receives technical support from regional organizations including the Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) under a Country Level Service Agreement (CSLA) for legal, economic, management and monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) and scientific support and advice from the Oceanic Fisheries Program of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC-OFP).


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Fisheries Management Division (FMD)
Ensures the fisheries that NORMA is responsible for are managed sustainably and to the benefit of FSM through access agreement negotiations, licensing and permits, and administering the Vessel Day Scheme.

Fisheries Economics & Development Division (FED)
The FED Divison provides NORMA with sound economic analysis and advice to inform fisheries negotiations, investment and management decisions. 

The Fisheries Science Division (FSD)
Manages NORMA’s scientific needs and obligations, including the management of the FSM National Observer Program.

FCD
The Fisheries Compliance Division (FCD)
Responsible for managing monitoring and control measures to ensure that fishing vessels comply with national laws and regulations and regional and international obligations.

NORMA

The Corporate Services Division (CSD)
Supports the entire organization including the four other Divisions (Fisheries Economics & Development, Fisheries Management, Science and Compliance) with administration, human resources, IT, legal advice, finance and budget. 


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National Oceanic Resource Management Authority
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Federated States of Micronesia
Telephone: (691) 320-2700/5181
Fax: (691) 320-2383
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