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15 November 2016 -
15 November 2016
This year the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas, hosted by the European Union from 14 to 21 November in Vilamoura, Portugal, has to tackle an ambitious agenda.
11 November 2016 -
11 November 2016
Fisheries Ministers are to convene in Brussels on 14 November for the AGRIFISH Council. The Council is expected to reach political agreement on a regulation fixing the fishing levels for certain deep-sea fish stocks in 2017 and 2018. Deep-sea stocks have been regulated since 2003, but scientific advice indicates that they are still harvested unsustainably and that their exploitation should be further reduced.
10 November 2016 -
10 November 2016
The global ocean economy is estimated at €1.3 trillion. Climate change, poverty and food security are some of the global challenges that can be effectively addressed, if oceans are better protected and sustainably managed. The Commission and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy adopted today a Joint Communication, proposing actions for safe, secure, clean and sustainably managed oceans. As a strong global actor, the European Union sets out an agenda for better ocean governance based on a cross-sectoral, rules-based international approach.
10 November 2016 -
10 November 2016
In the framework of the EU's "Ocean Week" initiative (7-13 November 2016), European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella will outline Europe's current efforts to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the 22nd Convention of the Parties of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 22) to be held in Marrakech, Morocco, from 8 to 13 November 2016.
8 November 2016 -
8 November 2016
Speech by Commissioner Vella
8 November 2016 -
8 November 2016
The Ocean Energy Forum handed over to Commissioner Vella the results of 18 months of work on the future of ocean energy in Europe: its strategic roadmap "Building Ocean Energy for Europe".
7 November 2016 -
7 November 2016
Tomorrow the Ocean Energy Forum will release a report that charts a path to 10% of Europe's energy needs being met by tidal and wave energy.
4 November 2016 -
4 November 2016
European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella participated in the Sectoral Social Dialogue Committee for Sea-Fisheries (SSDC-F). The Committee consists of representatives from the European Transport Workers Federation (employees) and Europêche and Cogeca (employers).

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