Navigation path

Fisheries

INSEPARABLE - Eat, Buy and Sell Sustainable FishINSEPARABLE - Eat, Buy and Sell Sustainable FishINSEPARABLE - Eat, Buy and Sell Sustainable FishINSEPARABLE - Eat, Buy and Sell Sustainable Fish

Search
    Free text
Subscribe to our e-newsletter
European Market Observatory for Fisheries and Aquaculture Products
Related content
News
New publication on-line

The European Commission regrets that, despite substantial progress, Parliament and Council could not agree on the few outstanding issues at yesterday's trialogue on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).

The recent agreement of the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) cements the obligation to land all catches into EU law.

Seminar "State of Fish Stocks and Fisheries in European Waters"

Brussels, Belgium, 17 September 2013

Time: From 9.00 to 12.15
Location: Jenkins Room, Charlemagne Building, rue de la Loi 170, Brussels

The European  fishing sector, NGOs, national administrations, EU institutions and interested members of the public are invited to participate in a seminar  on the current state of European fish stocks and on corresponding appropriate management measures.

WEBSTREAMING

Agenda

Master of Ceremonies/Moderator – Ms. Lowri Evans
Director General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

09.00 - 09.10

Welcome and introduction - Ms. Lowri Evans

09.10- 09.35

Overview of Northeast Atlantic Stocks - A scientist from ICES (the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea) will summarise the biological status of the main stocks of interest for EU fisheries in relation to the exploitation target agreed for the reformed Common Fisheries Policy. Carmen Fernández, ICES ACOM vice-chair - Presentation pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]

09.35- 10.00

Overview of stocks in the Mediterranean and Black Seas - A scientific presentation will be made of new information concerning fish stocks in the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea, also in relation to the exploitation target agreed for the reformed Common Fisheries Policy.
Max Cardinale & Giacomo Chato Osio - Presentation pdf - 2 MB [2 MB]

10.00- 10.15

Questions and answers

10.15- 10.35

Break

10.35 - 11.00

Fisheries economics performance - A scientist from the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries will present the latest information on the economic performance of EU fisheries. 
John Anderson - Presentation pdf - 815 KB [815 KB]

11.00- 12.00

Panel discussion

Representatives from the Regional Advisory Councils (RACs) and the Advisory Committee for Fisheries Management (ACFA) will each make a brief introductory statement. Catching, NGO and processing sectors to be represented. The Commission will be represented on the panel. Following a discussion among the panellists and the speakers, we will open the floor for the participants to put questions to the panel.

12.00- 12.15

Closing remarks

The Director-General of the Commission's Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will sum-up the main conclusions and close the event.

Simultaneous interpretation into French, German, English, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese and Greek will be provided.