Following the adoption of the Partnership Agreement 2021-2027 with France, the Commission has adopted the EMFAF Programme for France, to implement the EU Common Fisheries Policy and EU policy priorities outlined in the European Green Deal, Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies
Today, the Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture voted on the Commission’s proposal to close vulnerable areas to fishing gears which touch the seabed. This proposal aims to protect vulnerable marine ecosystems in deep waters and the Member States’ support brings it step closer to becoming law.
While marine ecosystems decline around the world, the Western Indian Ocean seems to remain in a relatively good shape. Its rich fish stocks provide livelihood to the coastal communities and sustain a thriving fishing industry. But there is a downside to this abundance: this hard to control area has
This week, Lisbon will host the second UN Conference to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (‘SDG 14’). Within the framework of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, SDG 14 on “life below water” aims at conserving and sustainably using the oceans,
The Commission has adopted the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF) Programme for Czechia, to implement the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and EU policy priorities outlined in the European Green Deal, Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies.
Today, the European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy unveiled the renewed EU agenda on International Ocean Governance (IOG), proposing actions for a secure, clean and sustainably managed ocean.
Today, the MedSea4Fish programme was officially launched with the endorsement of the guiding document by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Fisheries (SAC) of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM).
The 2022 edition of the annual seminar on fisheries science of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) will focus on the implementation of an ecosystem approach to fisheries management.
The EU welcomes the successful results in key areas of the 12th Ministerial Conference of the WTO concluded today, against a backdrop of heightened global trade tensions and a food security crisis caused by Russian's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.
The stakeholder event taking stock of the common fisheries policy (CFP) and the common market organisation (CMO) is taking place tomorrow, 10 June!