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.
IP/16/3306  06-10-2016 - Commission proposes deep-sea fishing opportunities ensuring the sustainable exploitation of vulnerable species 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 6 October 2016 Commission proposes fishing opportunities for deep-sea fish stocks in the EU and international waters in the North-East Atlantic. The European Commission has today proposed fishing opportunities for deep-sea fish stocks in the EU and international waters in the North-East Atlantic for...
IP/16/2849  29-08-2016 - Commission proposes fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2017 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 August 2016 The European Commission today tabled its proposal on fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2017. The proposal is based on the recently adopted multiannual fisheries management plan for the Baltic Sea, and takes into consideration scientific advice received in May...
IP/16/2706  03-08-2016 - North Sea: a sustainable and profitable management plan for the region and its fishermen 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 August 2016 This first comprehensive plan covers more than 70% of the fishing sector, sets catch limits based on science and brings decision-making closer to the fisherman. Today the European Commission has proposed a multi-annual plan for demersal fish stocks in the North...
STATEMENT/16/2022  03-06-2016 - Statement by Commissioner Vella welcoming new global agreement to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 3 June 2016 On June 5, a key international treaty aimed at combating illegal fishing will come into force. The Port State Measures Agreement, adopted and promoted by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation, allows countries to keep illegal operators out of...
IP/16/1601  29-04-2016 - Commission adopts proposal by social partners to improve the working conditions in the fishing sector 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 April 2016 Today, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive which aims at improving the working conditions for workers in the fishing sector. Today, following an agreement by social partners on working conditions in the fishing sector, the European Commission...
AGENDA/16/1548  22-04-2016 - Wednesday 27 April: EU strategy for the recovery of Mediterranean fishing stocks 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella will launch a Mediterranean strategy to improve the state of fishing stocks, at Europe’s biggest industry event in the sector, the Seafood exhibition in Brussels.
AGENDA/16/1503  20-04-2016 - Wednesday 27 April (*): EU policy for the Arctic region 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday 27 April (*), the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission are set to adopt an integrated EU policy for the Arctic region.