The Decree establishes that the strategy of Russia in the international fisheries organizations and international cooperation in the field of fisheries must be based upon the necessity to solve the issue of the membership of the Russian Federation in FAO and the activization of the Russian participation at the international fisheries organizations in order to sustain the national fisheries interests. This Decree validates the concept of the Federal Special Program "World Ocean". It consists of V
Presidential Decree No. 11 of 1997 regarding Federal Special Program (FSP) "World Ocean".