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6 March 2012
Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Preparing for Rio: our key targets for Oceans and Coasts
Speech by Commissioner Maria Damanaki at the Symposium "A Blueprint for Oceans and Coasts" at the European Parliament
 
5 March 2012 -
5 March 2012
European Maritime Day 2012 will be organised in Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden on May 21 and 22, 2012. It is the first time Maritime Day is organised in Scandinavia and in the North Sea area.
 
28 February 2012
Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Working together towards sustainability
Keynote address by Commissioner Maria Damanaki on Common Fisheries Policy reform to Inter-Parliamentary Committee meeting (European Parliament - National Parliaments)
 
23 February 2012 -
23 February 2012
The European Union and Mauritius initialed today a new Fishery Partnership Agreement (FPA) and Protocol.
 
23 February 2012 -
23 February 2012
What did the catch composition rules intend to achieve? The catch composition rules were put in place in 2009 to reduce fishing mortality by preventing a targeted fishery for cod, haddock, and whiting. The catches of all three stocks had substantially reduced, and they were considered to have collapsed. The rules were to allow for stocks to recover, but only the haddock stock has improved since.
 
23 February 2012 -
23 February 2012
The European Commission today used emergency powers, under Article 7 of Council Regulation (EC) No 2371/2002 to reduce and avoid excessive discarding of haddock in the West of Scotland.
 
16 February 2012 -
16 February 2012
Maria Damanaki, Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, on behalf of the European Union, and Lisbehth Berg-Hansen, Minister of Fisheries, on behalf of Norway, have expressed their disappointment and grave concern following the inconclusive outcome of the meeting on mackerel fishery in the North-East Atlantic, held in Reykjavik from 14 to 16 February 2012 between the EU, Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands (the so-called coastal states).
 
13 February 2012
Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Fisheries control – key to achieving our objectives
Speech by Commissioner Maria Damanaki at a visit to the European Fisheries Control Agency, Vigo
 

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