The fisheries partnership agreement concluded between the EU and Mauritania covers the period 1.8.2012 -31.7.2018.
On 26 July 2012 the European Commission, on behalf of the European Union, and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, initialled a 2-year Fisheries Partnership Protocol (FPA) between the EU and Mauritania. (Press release)
Main features of the FPA
|Duration of the Agreement :||6 years renewable (1.8.2012 -31.7.2018)|
|Duration of the Protocol:||
2 years (16.12.2012 – 15.12.2014)
Provisional application: 16.12.2012 (signature). Council decision of 18.12.2012, OJ L361 of 31.12.2012.
Ratification procedure not over. Waiting for the vote of the European Parliament (positive vote by DEVE (18.2.2013) and BUDG (4.3.2013). Vote in PECH 29.5.2013. No scheduled date for plenary yet)
The first fisheries agreement concluded between the EU and Mauritania dates back from 1987.
Legal history of the fisheries agreements
The legal history of the fisheries agreements can be accessed through EUR-Lex. To search please type "MAURITANIA" in the field "Search for", and type "FISH*" in the field "with". Then click the button "search".