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27 April 2012 -
27 April 2012
Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) 16th Annual Meeting (22-26 April 2012, Australia)
25 April 2012 -
25 April 2012
The Agriculture & Fisheries Council will meet in Luxembourg on 26 and 27 April. The meeting will be chaired by Mrs Mette Gjerskov, Danish Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries....
24 April 2012 -
24 April 2012
Today, Commissioner Maria Damanaki met with the Norwegian Minister for Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Lisbeth Berg-Hansen.
24 April 2012 -
24 April 2012
The European Commission has decided to close the pelagic fishery by EU vessels in the waters of Mauritania as of today, as the annual EU quota set at 252,654 tonnes is nearly exhausted.
24 April 2012 -
24 April 2012
Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime affairs and Fisheries, will visit the European Seafood Exposition at the Brussels Exhibition Centre, Heysel, on 25 April. During her visit, the Commissioner will participate in the debate "Netgains. How can EU funds support a sustainable seafood supply" with the Alliance for CFP reform. The debate is open to the press.
23 April 2012 -
23 April 2012
Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, was in Rabat, Morocco, on 20-21 April to launch the the process of negotiations for a new EU-Morocco fisheries agreement protocol.
18 April 2012 -
18 April 2012
Commissioner Maria Damanaki, in charge of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, will visit Latvia on 19 April 2012.
2 April 2012 -
2 April 2012
Measures for enhanced monitoring are a step in the right direction, but, overall, the 8th plenary session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) falls short in guaranteeing sustainable exploitation of tuna stocks: the European Commission will continue to work for the adoption of stronger conservation at the next WCPFC plenary session.

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