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Commission welcomes Council's agreement to improve how seas and coastal areas are used

23/07/2014 The EU's General Affairs Council has adopted legislation to improve the planning of maritime activities. The new Maritime Spatial Planning Directive will help Member States develop and coordinate (...)

2010-2014: 5 years and 5 accomplishments I'm most proud of

22/07/2014 When I stood before the European Parliament as designated Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries on 19 January 2010 I made a pledge: - A pledge to reform the EU's Common Fisheries (...)

EU Socialist leaders discussed upcoming political priorities

17/07/2014 Commissioner Damanaki participated on July 16th to the meeting of EU Socialist leaders which took place ahead of the European Council. Together, EU socialist leaders prepared the discussions (...)


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  • 04/08/2014 - Award Ceremony to young volunteers for cultural tourism organised by 'Friends of Paros' And the Municipality of Paros (Paros)
  • 03/09/2014 - Meeting of the European Commission (Brussels)
  • 15/09/2014 - Agrifish Council (Brussels)
  • 15/09/2014 - Plenary session of the European Parliament (Strasbourg)

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23 July 2014

Imagine an unmapped land, where windmills would be set in the middle of the regional road and where sunflowers would be planted in the middle of a forest without direct sunlight. You will agree that this is not really optimal. This is why we plan our economic activities on land. So, why should it be […]