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The European Commission's yearly proposal for the 2017 fishing opportunities has now been supplemented with figures for the Baltic Sea cod stocks, an item that did not feature in previous versions of this year's Commission's proposals.
A meeting of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) in Rome drew to a successful close on 23 September. This meeting was devoted to the implementation of the medium-term strategy for the sustainability of Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries: the assembly agreed on timeframe and prioritisation of actions, funding and quantifiable goals.
Commissioner Karmenu Vella participated today in the 3rd Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference in Dublin, following the successful editions in Porto and Brest last year. The Commissioner reaffirmed his commitment to strengthen cooperation in the Atlantic. He expressed his appreciation for the progress made by the maritime stakeholders in the region. He also chaired the first edition of the "Atlantic project awards", rewarding the five most innovative and successful projects.

Reform of the EU system for fisheries controls

Public consultation

In 2008, the European Commission launched a public consultation on its proposal to modernise and reform the control system of the Common Fisheries Policy. Interested parties were invited to express their views on the nine fields of action identified in the consultation paper, as well as to present their opinions as to what further measures would be appropriate to strengthen the control system of the Common Fisheries Policy.

The consultation closed on 5 May 2008.

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Consultation document pdf - 27 KB [27 KB]