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11 July 2012 -
11 July 2012
European Union and Japan are going to cooperate to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing - so called IUU fishing. A Joint Statement to this end will be signed today in Tokyo by Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and Akira Gunji, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan.
9 July 2012 -
9 July 2012
A new report on member states' efforts to balance fishing capacity with fishing opportunities published by the European Commission supports calls for significant changes within EU fisheries policy.
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.
6 July 2012 -
6 July 2012
Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will visit Japan from 9-13 July.
3 July 2012 -
3 July 2012
The European Commission is disappointed with the outcomes of the 83rd annual meeting of the Inter American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), which finished on 29 June in La Jolla, California, the United States.
2 July 2012 -
2 July 2012
Commissioner Maria Damanaki, in charge of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, represents the European Union at the 17th North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers Conference (NAFMC 17) in Reykjavik, Iceland from 2 to 4 July.
27 June 2012 -
27 June 2012
The European Commission has adopted a draft legislative package for cohesion policy for 2014-2020 which harmonises the rules related to different funds, including maritime and fisheries.
26 June 2012 -
26 June 2012
The Autorité de Régulation Professionnelle de la Publicité (ARPP), the French advertising authority, declared today that advertisements by the French company Intermarché are misleading in their claims of sustainability and ruled that they must be discontinued.

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