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.
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.
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...