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Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

EU and Faroe Islands: "Our herring dispute is over"

29/08/2014 PHOTOS - A week after the EU lifted its trade measures against the Faroe Islands on herring and mackerel, Commissioner Damanaki received the Minister of Fisheries of the Faroe Islands, (...)

Story of the week: "The importance of our local food cultures"

25/08/2014 This week's story about sustainability will look at the work of the Slow Food movement, a global, grassroots organisation with supporters from 150 countries, that counters the rise of fast food (...)

Story of the week: example of sustainable aquaculture in Croatia

19/08/2014 This week's story about sustainability will take through the work of Cromaris, a company producing and marketing top quality fish and seafood in Croatia. Producing sea bass, sea bream and other (...)


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  • 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)
  • 16/09/2014 - Meeting of the European Commission (Strasbourg)

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29 August 2014

The  fight against illegal fishing was one of the cornerstones of my five-year mandate as EU Fisheries Commissioner. The reason is obvious: as the world’s biggest importer of fish, the EU has a special responsibility to ensure that the fish we have on our plate has been caught legally. This role also means that we […]