Maritime affairs and fisheries
In the framework of her visit to Japan, Commissioner Maria Damanaki gave a lecture at Tokyo University, presenting the main features of the EU policy in the fisheries and maritime affairs domain.
17th North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers Conference - opening remarks from Commissioner Maria Damanaki
Commissioner Maria Damanaki represents the European Union at the 17th North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers Conference, in Reykjavik, Iceland, from 2 to 4 July. The participants at this meeting are Ministers of Fisheries and their representatives from the main fishing parties in the North Atlantic, namely the EU, Canada, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and the Russian Federation. The conference focused on the most effective policies to stop discards, the practice of throwing unwanted fish back to sea.