The latest round of negotiations between the EU and Morocco regarding the renewal of the protocol to the fisheries partnership agreement ended on the 1st of February in Brussels. Real and gradual progress is being made.
Írsko dňa 1. Januára 2013 prevzalo po Cypre rotujúce predsedníctvo Rady Európskej únie. Írska vláda v súčasnosti okrem iného koordinuje činnosť Rady pre poľnohospodárstvo a rybné hospodárstvo a vypracuje program týkajúci sa reformy spoločnej politiky v oblasti rybného hospodárstva.
The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting of January 2013 will take place in Brussels on 28 January 2013, under the presidency of Mr Simon Coveney, Irish Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
The third round of negotiations on a new protocol of the Fisheries Agreement between EU and Morocco took place in Rabat on 15 and 16 January 2013. Following two rounds essentially dealing with the technical conditions that would apply to the EU fleet under the new protocol, the discussions dealt with financial aspects as well as with political issues.