AGENDA/17/1456  24-05-2017 - 15-16 June: High-level event on EU Arctic Policy in Oulu 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella will co-host, together with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini and the Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs...
IP/17/924  19-04-2017 - Western Mediterranean: Actions for the sustainable development of the blue economy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 April 2017 Today the European Commission launches a new initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean region. The region covers economic hubs like Barcelona, Marseille, Naples and Tunis.
MEMO/17/1001  19-04-2017 - Western Mediterranean: Actions for the sustainable development of the blue economy 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 April 2017 Q&A on the EU initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean Why do we need an initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean? The western Mediterranean Sea has enormous...
AGENDA/17/559  10-03-2017 - Thursday 30 March: Ministerial Conference on Mediterranean Fisheries in Malta 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The European Commission is organising a Ministerial Conference on Mediterranean fisheries in Malta on 29-30 March 2017. This event is a significant political push to address the alarming state of stocks and its impact on the industry and coastal communities.
IP/17/770  30-03-2017 - European Commission secures 10-year pledge to save Mediterranean fish stocks 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 30 March 2017 Following months of negotiations, the European Commission has secured today a 10-year pledge to save the Mediterranean fish stocks and protect the region's ecological and economic wealth.
STATEMENT/17/427  02-03-2017 - European Commission and China hold High Level Dialogue on ocean affairs 
European Commission - - Statement European Commission Brussels, 2 March 2017 European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, and Administrator Hong Wang of the Chinese State Oceanic Administration took part in the third EU-China High Level Dialogue on Ocean Affairs today.  They exchanged views on ocean governance, blue growth and international ocean developments.
AC/17/228  08-02-2017 - Improving the implementation of European environmental policy 
European Commission - European Commission - Announcement Brussels, 6 February 2017 The Commission today adopted the Environmental Implementation Review; a new way to help Member States apply EU rules benefits citizens, administrations and economy © European Union 2014 Guliana Keller Today's adoption of the Environmental Implementation Review marks the beginning of a new...
IP/16/3619  10-11-2016 - International ocean governance: EU's contribution for safe, secure, clean and sustainably managed oceans 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 November 2016 The global ocean economy is estimated at €1.3 trillion. Climate change, poverty and food security are some of the global challenges that can be effectively addressed, if oceans are better protected and sustainably managed.
IP/16/3504  27-10-2016 - Commission proposes fishing opportunities in the Atlantic and North Sea for 2017 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 27 October 2016 In preparation for the December Fisheries Council, where Member States will negotiate fishing quotas in the Atlantic and North Sea for 2017, the Commission is presenting its proposal for healthy and sustainable stocks.
MEMO/16/3505  27-10-2016 - Questions and Answers on the Commission's proposal for Atlantic and North Sea fish quotas (TACs) in 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 27 October 2016 In preparation for the December Fisheries Council, where Member States will negotiate fishing quotas in the Atlantic and North Sea for 2017, the Commission is presenting its proposal for healthy and sustainable stocks.