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The 40th annual session of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) drew to a successful close on 3 June. Decisions taken in Malta are in line with the European Commission's strategy to improve the state of the Mediterranean fish stocks and the economic prospects of the fishing industry. Commissioner Karmenu Vella expressed his deep satisfaction with the outcome, which "ushers in a new era of action to help fish stocks recover and fishing communities thrive."
On June 5, the Port State Measures Agreement, a key international treaty aimed at combating illegal fishing will come into force. The Agreement, adopted and promoted by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation, allows countries to keep illegal operators out of their ports and to prevent them from landing illegal catches.
This webinar which will take place on June 2, will cover the major ways to fund projects in blue economy and show how project promoters can combine different funding sources (EFSI, EMFF, H2020 etc).

Conference: New Labels for Consumers: New Opportunities for the Industry

Brussels, Belgium, 15 October 2014

Poster pdf - 695 KB [695 KB]

New market opportunities for the industry - Stefaan Depypere, Director, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

New rules of the game to better inform consumers - Eric Poudelet, Director, Directorate-General for Health and Consumers

Mandatory and voluntary information for fishery and aquaculture products pdf - 485 KB [485 KB] -  Isabel Sanz,  Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries,  Unit Trade and Markets

Catch areas: An added value pdf - 2 MB [2 MB] - Valentina Tepedino, Eurofishmarket

Retailers' experience pdf - 4 MB [4 MB] - Adela Torres, Mercadona

Labelling: Essential for sustainable supply and consumption pdf - 438 KB [438 KB] - Elisabeth Vallet, SeaWeb Europe

Too much information kills information - Claudine Michalek, Frutcom

Traceability as a tool to strengthen consumers' confidence pdf - 4 MB [4 MB] français (fr) - Christian Dumont, TagMyFish

Consumers' expectations pdf - 836 KB [836 KB] - Katrien Renders,  Test Achats / Test Aankoop