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12 November 2018 -
12 November 2018
Last week, in London, delegations of the European Union, the Faroe Islands, Norway and Iceland, with the participation of Greenland as observer, reached an agreement on the management measures for 2019 for blue whiting and Atlanto-Scandian herring.
12 November 2018 -
12 November 2018
The European Commission and IOC-UNESCO have launched MSPGlobal, a new joint initiative to promote cross-border maritime spatial planning.
Deadline: 12 December 2018
The Commission is currently organising a temporary agent selection in the fields of fisheries science, management, control and inspection.
7 November 2018 -
7 November 2018
Ahead of the December Fisheries Council, where Member States are expected to agree on next year's fishing opportunities in the Atlantic and North Sea, the Commission is presenting its proposal for a continued progress towards sustainable fish stocks and viable opportunities for the industry.
7 November 2018 -
7 November 2018
Today the Commission presents its proposal ahead of the December Fisheries Council where Member States should agree next year's fishing quotas.
5 November 2018 -
5 November 2018
Marine protected areas (MPAs) are set to cover more of the maritime space. Both the UN and the EU require that countries set aside sufficient areas of their seas for biodiversity conservation.
31 October 2018 -
31 October 2018
Over 50% of any fish caught or farmed is not consumed directly. In the case of tuna, as much as 70% of the animal ends up as waste or by-product.
30 October 2018 -
30 October 2018
Registrations are open for the stakeholder conference "Towards concrete ‘blue’ actions in the western Mediterranean" on Monday 3 December 2018 in Algiers, Algeria.

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