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Speech by Director-General Lowri Evans, at a Conference at the University of the Philippines, Manila, 26 February 2015
European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella will visit Agadir, Morocco to take part in the third edition of the Salon Halieutis. The event, organised by Morocco under the high patronage of King Mohamed VI, focuses on the different economic sectors of the marine fisheries, aquaculture and seafood industries, and will attract 45,000 visitors and exhibitors from over 30 countries.
The European Commission has granted six month extensions to the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and Ghana as they work towards eradicating illegal fishing in their countries. All three had been issued with warnings for not doing enough to address their fisheries control weaknesses and a six month period, coupled with an action plan, to make the necessary changes.

The EU rules to combat illegal fishing (IUU)

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Implementation of the IUU Regulation as regards third countries
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Other amendments to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1010/2009
  • Commission Regulation (EU) No 202/2011 of 1 March 2011 […] amending Regulation (EC) No 1010/2009 as regards prior notification templates, benchmarks for port inspections and recognised catch documentation schemes adopted by regional fisheries management organisations
  • Commission Regulation (EU) No 86/2010 of 29 January 2010 […] amending Commission Regulation (EC) No 1010/2009 as regards exchange of information on inspections of third country vessels […]