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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.
Deadline: 21 May 2012
Framework Contract for Identifying and Supporting Blue Growth Projects in Emerging Sectors
29 March 2012
Speech by Commissioner Damanaki at the Ministerial Seminar on the Black Sea, Bucharest
28 March 2012 -
28 March 2012
Commissioner Maria Damanaki, in charge of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, visits Romania and Bulgaria on 29 and 30 March, respectively, to discuss maritime and fisheries-related issues and cooperation in the Black Sea basin.
26 March 2012
Speech by Commissioner Damanaki at the Conference on Maritime Spatial Planning
26 March 2012 -
26 March 2012
Nine northern Member States together with Norway, and the Russian Federation under Swedish leadership finalised the 'MARSUNO' pilot project initiated by the European Commission. These partners make a number of recommendations for overcoming the hurdles to creating a Common Information Sharing Environment ('CISE') for the surveillance of the EU maritime domain.
23 March 2012 -
23 March 2012
On 26 March in Brussels, Maria Damanaki, Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, will host an international conference on how maritime spatial planning can contribute to boosting growth.

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