Agriculture and Fisheries Council: extracts from the arrivals and doorsteps

Type: News   Reference: i-080600   Duration: 00:03:19  Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - Council/Justus Lipsius
End production: 15/07/2013   First transmission: 15/07/2013
The Presidency will present in public to the Council its work programme and priorities for agriculture and fisheries. As regards agriculture, there will be a public debate on the state of play on the common agricultural policy (CAP) reform package after a political agreement was reached with the other EU institutions on the proposals for the direct payments regulation, the single common market organisation (CMO) regulation, the rural development regulation and the horizontal regulation. Concerning fisheries issues, ministers will try to reach an agreement for a full general approach on a proposal for the European maritime and fisheries fund (EMFF) within the framework of the common fisheries policy (CFP) reform package (public). The Commission will then brief the Council on a consultation for fishing opportunities 2014. Finally the ministers will be briefed on mislabelling of beef products, the re-evaluation by EFSA of a neonicotinoid insecticide, the labelling of meat from animals slaughtered without stunning, ewcaslte disease in Cyprus , food waste and North East Atlantic mackerel management.

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00:00:05 SOUNDBITE (in English) by Vigilijus Jukna, Lithuanian Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and President in office of the Council: The main goal today is to reach a compromise on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and it is a big pleasure for me to chair for the first time the Council of Agriculture and Fisheries. We have a good team and we are sure that we will achieve progress 00:00:39
00:00:44 Arrival of Robert Kloos, German Secretary of State 00:00:06
00:00:50 Arrival of Assunçao Cristas, Portuguese Minister of Agriculture, Marine, Environment 00:00:07
00:00:57 Arrival of Sharon Dijksma, Dutch Minister for Agriculture 00:00:13
00:01:10 Arrival of Jari Koskine, Finnish Minister for Agriculture and Forestry 00:00:08
00:01:18 Arrival of Maria Damanaki, Member of the EC in charge of Maritime affairs and Fisheries 00:00:09
00:01:27 Arrival of Romain Schneider, Minister for Agriculture, Viticulture and Rural development of Luxembourg 00:00:06
00:01:33 SOUNDBITE (in German) by Robert Kloos 00:00:33
00:02:06 SOUNDBITE (in English) by Simon Coveney, Irish Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 00:01:00
00:03:06 Arrival of Mette Gjerskov, Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture 00:00:02
00:03:08 Eskil Erlandsson, Swedish Minister for Fisheries 00:00:11
00:03:19 END 00:00:00
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