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24 July 2018 -
24 July 2018
#BlueInvest, the match-making event that brings together innovators and investors to boost the economic potential of the ocean while protecting its marine resources, goes local to Vigo on 23 October.
20 July 2018 -
20 July 2018
Aujourd'hui le 20 juillet, l'Union européenne et le Royaume du Maroc ont conclu les négociations pour le renouvellement de l'Accord de Partenariat dans le secteur de la pêche, ainsi que du Protocole lié à cet Accord.
20 July 2018 -
20 July 2018
On 18 July, the European Commission has lifted its “yellow card” for Tuvalu. The yellow card is an official warning of the European Union towards its trading partners in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. By lifting the card, the European Commission recognises the important progress of Tuvalu in addressing the shortcomings in its fisheries governance.
17 July 2018 -
17 July 2018
The Fifth Meeting of the Parties of the South Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) was held from 25-29 June in Phuket, Thailand. Parties, including the European Union, achieved significant progress on many fronts that will strengthen the organisation and help ensure the sustainable use of fish stocks in the South Indian Ocean.
16 July 2018 -
16 July 2018
On 16 July, the European Union has signed a unique ocean partnership agreement with China. Two of the world’s largest ocean economies will work together to improve the international governance of the oceans in all its aspects, including by combating illegal fishing and promoting a sustainable blue economy.

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