Navigation path

Login   |   Register

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR









Atlantic Sea part 1

538 views

European Union is surrounded by oceans and seas. The EU has some 70 000 km of coastline. Almost half of all EU citizens live within 50 km of the sea and almost 40% of the EU’s GDP is generated in the maritime regions. In its proposals for a major reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), the European Commission has set out a radical approach to fisheries management in Europe. The plans aim at securing both fish stocks and fishermen's livelihood for the future while putting an end to overfishing and depletion of fish stocks. The reform will introduce a decentralised approach to science-based fisheries management by region and sea basin, and introduce better governance standards in the EU and on the international level through sustainable fisheries agreements. This new package is being submitted to the European Parliament and Council for adoption under the ordinary legislative procedure (co-decision). The Commission aims for adoption and entry into force of the new framework by 1 January 2013. Later this year the Commission plans to put forward a new funding mechanism for fisheries and maritime policy, in line with the Multi-Annual Financial Framework. The Atlantic Ocean is one of the most important fishing areas of the EU. The Bay of Biscay and the Iberian Coast stretch from Southern Brittany to the South of Portugal are the cradle of Europe's maritime power. Here, there is still an active fishing industry, with local small-scale fishing in the Bay of Biscay, and deep-sea fleets based in Brittany and Galicia.
SHOTLIST INFO PRESS

Type: Stockshots [long]   Reference: I-070578   Date: 28/07/2011   Duration: 37:52 Location: Boulogne,Vigo - Port  
Languages: ORIGINAL,

Tags: Fish product , Fisheries , France , Spain , United Kingdom
© European Union, 2011   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
To download, please log in






Related videos

45:00 Atlantic Sea Part 2
Atlantic Sea Part 2
Ref: I-071434
Date: 04/12/2011
59:00 EU : Fisheries - Mediterranean Sea - 2012
EU : Fisheries - Mediterranean Sea - 2012
Ref: I-071271
Date: 01/11/2011
20:31 Irish Sea
Irish Sea
Ref: I-071349
Date: 25/10/2011
48:26 North Sea
North Sea
Ref: I-071217
Date: 21/10/2011
37:52 Atlantic Sea part 1
Atlantic Sea part 1
Ref: I-070578
Date: 28/07/2011
19:12 Black Sea
Black Sea
Ref: I-070579
Date: 28/07/2011
36:36 Fisheries - Baltic Sea
Fisheries - Baltic Sea
Ref: I-070577
Date: 27/07/2011

Video Player   Need some help?


You don't find what you are looking for? Ask us!


Wed 18/01
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday 15 February 2017, the European Commission will adopt its monthly infringements package. These decisions seek to enforce EU law across Europe so that citizens and businesses can benefit fully from the internal market.
Fri 20/01
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Thursday 26 January, the European Commission will issue its yearly report on Erasmus+, assessing its performances and its progress on reaching the target of 4 million people supported by the programme between 2014 and 2020.
Mon 23/01
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 January 2017 The European Commission is further mobilising the instruments at its disposal to provide relief to the farming communities affected by the recent earthquakes in Italy by allowing greater flexibility in the implementation of several measures with immediate financial effect.
Mon 23/01
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 23 January 2017 Today, the European Commission is taking a further step towards establishing a European Pillar of Social Rights with a high level conference in Brussels. Detailed proposals will follow shortly.The European Commission also announced it would co-host an EU Social Summit with...
Mon 23/01
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 23 / 01 / 2017 Brussels, 23 January 2017 Commission prepares next steps towards European Pillar of Social Rights Today, the European Commission is taking a further step towards establishing a European Pillar of Social Rights with a high level conference in Brussels.
Mon 23/01
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 23 January 2017 Honourable President Juncker, Honourable Commissioner Marianne, Dear Ministers, Dear representatives from EU institutions, social partners and civil society, Ladies and gentlemen, For a start, to respond to your question: if there is one thing the Commission's...
Mon 23/01
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 23 January 2017 Dear Ministers, Honourable Members of Parliaments, Dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning and welcome to this conference: the first sounding board after the consultation on a European Pillar of Social Rights.
Mon 23/01
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 23 January 2017 In the third quarter of 2016, the seasonally adjusted general government deficit to GDP ratio stood at 1.7% in the euro area (EA19), an increase compared with 1.5% in the second quarter of 2016.
Mon 23/01
European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 23 January 2017 At the end of the third quarter of 2016, the government debt to GDP ratio in the euro area (EA19) stood at 90.1%, compared with 91.2% at the end of the second quarter of 2016.
Sun 22/01
European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 January 2017 I was in Serbia last year at the height of the refugee crisis, as hundreds of thousands of men, women and children were moving through the country and the Western Balkans region.

Go to useful links page Useful links

Go to rss page Go to EU Tube page Go to twitter page Go to facebook page Go to contact page


Credit © European Union, 2017