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3 March 2015
Speech by Director-General Lowri Evans, at a Conference at the University of the Philippines, Manila, 26 February 2015
18 February 2015 -
18 February 2015
European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella will visit Agadir, Morocco to take part in the third edition of the Salon Halieutis. The event, organised by Morocco under the high patronage of King Mohamed VI, focuses on the different economic sectors of the marine fisheries, aquaculture and seafood industries, and will attract 45,000 visitors and exhibitors from over 30 countries.
13 February 2015 -
13 February 2015
The European Commission has granted six month extensions to the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and Ghana as they work towards eradicating illegal fishing in their countries. All three had been issued with warnings for not doing enough to address their fisheries control weaknesses and a six month period, coupled with an action plan, to make the necessary changes.
12 December 2014 -
12 December 2014
Why has the Commission issued yellow cards to Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines as non-cooperative third countries?
12 December 2014 -
12 December 2014
As part of the continued fight against illegal fishing worldwide, the European Commission has today warned the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines that they risk being identified as non-cooperating countries.
5 December 2014 -
5 December 2014
The 11th South East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (SEAFO) Annual Meeting, held from 1-5 December 2014, in Windhoek, Namibia adopted all conservation measures in line with scientific advice and reinforced the protection of vulnerable marine ecosystems for bottom fisheries. This measures adopted included the adoption of bi-annual cacth limits for alfonsino, pelagic armourhead and orange roughy as well as harvest control rules.
20 October 2014 -
20 October 2014
The European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) has adopted its Multiannual Work Programme for 2015-2019 and the Annual Work Programme at the meeting of the Administrative Board held on 17 of October 2014.

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