IP/15/4806  21-04-2015 - EU acts on illegal fishing: Yellow card issued to Thailand while South Korea & Philippines are cleared 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 April 2015 The European Commission has today put Thailand on formal notice for not taking sufficient measures in the international fight against illegal fishing (IUU). As a result of a thorough analysis and a series of discussions with Thai authorities since 2011, the...
MEMO/15/4807  21-04-2015 - Question and Answers on the EU's fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 April 2015 What are the EU rules in place to fight illegal fishing? The EU IUU Regulation applies to all landings and transhipments of EU and third-country fishing vessels in EU ports, and all trade of marine fishery products to and from the...
SPEECH/15/4657  24-03-2015 - Speech by Commissioner Vella at the 2nd Black Sea Stakeholders conference on blue economy 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Sofia, 24 March 2015 Karmenu Vella - Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Moskovski, Ministers, Esteemed guests, I too wish to welcome you warmly to this conference, my first official visit in Bulgaria.
SPEECH/15/4060  03-02-2015 - Opening of the 2015 Euromaritime and Eurowaterways Trade Show - Keynote speech by Commissioner Karmenu Vella 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Paris, 02 February 2015 Karmenu Vella - Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Dear Minister, Honourable Member of the European Parliament, President, ladies and gentlemen, I am very pleased to be here today at Euromaritime.
SPEECH/15/3103  09-01-2015 - Opening of the European Year for Development 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Riga, 09 January 2015 Karmenu Vella - Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Mr President, Prime Minister, Ministers, Members of the European Parliament, Colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a real privilege for me to be a part of this Opening...
SPEECH/14/2201  27-11-2014 - Conference on Maritime Spatial Planning and Tourism 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] 27 November 2014 Karmenu Vella - Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Venice, Conference on Maritime Spatial Planning and Tourism Ministers, professors, ladies and gentlemen, Let me start by saying how happy I am to be here in Venice.
SPEECH/14/1881  18-11-2014 - EU Strategy for Adriatic and Ionian Region: Developing coastal communities region by region 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] 18 November 2014 Karmenu Vella - Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Brussels, Launch Conference of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region Ministers, MEPs, professor, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, I am very happy and honoured to be here...
IP/14/1886  18-11-2014 - The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) 2014: Sustainable increase for Bluefin tuna quota supported by science 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 November 2014 The European Union has welcomed the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas(ICCAT) decision to increase the quota for Eastern and Mediterranean Bluefin tuna by just under 20% a year over the next three years.
MEMO/14/1521  07-11-2014 - Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 10-11 November 2014 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 07 November 2014 The November Agriculture and Fisheries Council will take place in Brussels on 10-11 November 2014 with the Commission represented for the first time by Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan...
IP/14/1226  30-10-2014 - European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Spain on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020 
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 October 2014 European Commission The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Spain setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country.