NORMA ANNUAL REPORT 2017-2019

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 […]

About half of project financing for PROP Project component one to Project participating countries including FSM, is disbursed annually on a basis of achievement of agreed indicators for strengthened and effective management of the tuna fisheries. These indicators — i.e. “disbursement linked indicators” (DLIs) are measured against data from PNA Office on vessel days usage under the Vessel Days Scheme and tuna catch in FSM

CLOSE DATE: APRIL 24, 2021

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

It is the policy of the FSM Government that qualified FSM citizens is given first priority for employment consideration; with other Micronesian and U.S. citizens utilized in positions for which no qualified FSM citizens are available. NORMA is set to hire for the position of a Fisheries Observer Trainer/Debriefer. POSITION AND SALARY: Fisheries Observer Trainer/Debriefer […]

It is the policy of the FSM Government that qualified FSM citizens is given first priority for employment consideration; with other Micronesian and U.S. citizens utilized in positions for which no qualified FSM citizens are available. NORMA is set to hire for the position of a Fisheries Officer – Compliance/Data Technician. POSITION AND SALARY: Fisheries […]

The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) seeks well qualified individuals to fill the position of Senior Fisheries Economist in the Office of National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA). The Position:  Senior Fisheries Economist Facilitate development and implementation of vessel day trading strategies in consultation with relevant partners and stakeholders; thorough review regional […]

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 […]

PALIKIR, Pohnpei—The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia’s (FSM) National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA) is pushing forward with the Nation’s bid to be the first Pacific Island country to fully establish the capacity to monitor longline vessels fishing in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) using Electronic Monitoring by 2023. Electronic Monitoring of fishing […]

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 an ASSISTANT ECONOMIST to be working with FSM NORMA in Pohnpei, FSM.

CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED

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 towards an COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT to be working with FSM NORMA in Pohnpei, FSM. Remote work is most likely with some travel to FSM when COVIDI9 situation permits..

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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).


FMD

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.