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7 November 2018 -
7 November 2018
Ahead of the December Fisheries Council, where Member States are expected to agree on next year's fishing opportunities in the Atlantic and North Sea, the Commission is presenting its proposal for a continued progress towards sustainable fish stocks and viable opportunities for the industry.
7 November 2018 -
7 November 2018
Today the Commission presents its proposal ahead of the December Fisheries Council where Member States should agree next year's fishing quotas.
31 October 2018 -
31 October 2018
Over 50% of any fish caught or farmed is not consumed directly. In the case of tuna, as much as 70% of the animal ends up as waste or by-product.
30 October 2018 -
30 October 2018
The 42nd annual session of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) drew to a successful close on October 26th.
24 October 2018 -
24 October 2018
Today, the Commission has adopted a proposal on fishing opportunities in 2019 for the commercially most important fish stocks in the Black Sea. The catch limit and quota for the two species, sprat and turbot, are shared between Bulgaria and Romania.
22 October 2018 -
22 October 2018
Last Friday, the EU and The Republic of The Gambia signed a new Sustainable Fishing Partnership Agreement (SFPA) protocol, 22 years after the previous protocol expired. Both parties welcome the start of a new cooperation period in the fisheries sector.
18 October 2018 -
18 October 2018
Today, the EU and the Republic of Korea have pledged to work closely together to fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Deadline: To be announced
The European Commission is bringing its successful Blue Invest events to the Mediterranean with a brand-new conference on 24 January 2019 in Malta. Interested in participating and pitching your project? Apply until 21 November 2018!

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