The European Commission today expressed its grave concern at the unilateral mackerel quota of 85,000 t set by Faeroe Islands for 2010. It pointed out that this level amounted to three times the level of Faeroese traditional quota entitlement under multilateral management arrangements between the EU, Norway and Faeroe Islands in force from 1999 to 2009.
The EC pays € 64 million as part of the annual contribution of the Fisheries Partnership Agreement with Mauritania
On 4 August 2010, the European Commission paid € 64 million as part of the annual financial contribution of the Fisheries Partnership Agreement (FPA) with Mauritania.
Commissioner Maria Damanaki
Personal Statement of Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries [9 KB]
on the impending stoning of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani