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6 July 2012 -
6 July 2012
The selection is currently at the stage of verifying candidates' eligibility. Preselection of candidates to be invited for interviews will start in September.
14 September 2012 -
14 September 2012
Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, will be in Slovenia on 17-18 September.
12 September 2012 -
12 September 2012
The European Commission has just tabled an amendment to the long-term management plan for cod in the North Sea, the Skagerrak, the Eastern Channel, the Kattegat, the West of Scotland and the Irish Sea.
11 September 2012 -
11 September 2012
The report provides a comprehensive overview of the structure and economic performance of the EU fishing fleet in 2010 and highlights some key trends between 2005 and 2011, based on data obtained from the latest DCF fleet economic data call and data held by Eurostat and the EU fishing fleet register.

See also: STECF report
6 September 2012
Commissioner Maria Damanaki: "With the first half of my mandate as European Commissioner already gone by, this is probably a good time to see where we are in fisheries and maritime affairs – and where we are headed."
3 September 2012 -
3 September 2012
Commissioner Maria Damanaki hosted a quadrilateral Ministerial meeting on mackerel management in London, with the participation of Ms Lisbeth Berg-Hansen, Norwegian Minister of Fisheries, Mr Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, Icelandic Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture and Mr Jacob Vestergaard, Minister of Fisheries of the Faroe Islands.
29 August 2012 -
29 August 2012
According to a new proposal by the European Commission, the EU and Norway are to harmonize technical and control measures for fisheries in the Skagerrak to ensure long-term sustainability of fish stocks.

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