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)
Press release of 8.10.2013: EU-Mauritania partnership strengthened by positive vote in European Parliament plenary
Main features of the FPA
|Framework agreement||Adopted by Council Regulation (EC) No 1801/2006 of 30.11.2006 (OJ L343 of 8.12.2006)|
|Duration||2 years renewable (16.12.2012 – 15.12.2014)|
|Duration of the Protocol||5 years|
|Entry into force o the FPA||1.8.2006|
|Entry into force of Protocol||In ratification phase by both the EU and Mauritania|
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".