More than 20% of the fish caught by European fishing vessels are actually taken outside EU waters.
Bilateral agreements enhance sustainable fisheries governance and support development of the fisheries sector with partner countries.
Fisheries agreements with the United Kingdom, Norway, Faroe Islands, Iceland and coastal states.
The regional fisheries management organisations (RFMOs) are the international organisations regulating regional fishing activities in the high seas.
Svalbard and its waters are governed by the 1920 Treaty of Paris on Spitzbergen (Svalbard).