The Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries works to develop the potential of the European maritime economy and to secure a safe and stable supply of seafood, sustainable fisheries, healthy seas and prosperous coastal communities - for today's Europeans and for future generations.
This involves formulating, developing and implementing the Common Fisheries Policy - the cornerstone of our actions for a sustainable exploitation of fisheries resources; and promoting an integrated approach to all maritime policies.
For more details
- Maritime Affairs and Fisheries DG's Management Plan for 2013
- Marine strategy directive – restoring all Europe's seas and oceans to good health by 2020
- Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth – flagship initiative of the
- European Atlas of the Seas – unique, multilingual database