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20 March 2018 -
20 March 2018
Les négociations qui se sont tenues du 13 au 16 mars 2018 à Abidjan ont permis d’améliorer le protocole conformément aux orientations politiques des deux Parties. Le nouveau protocole, d’une durée de six ans, donne accès aux eaux ivoiriennes à 36 navires de l’Union européenne, offrant ainsi au secteur de la pêche européen des opportunités à la fois rentables et durables. De plus, sa durée donne aux pêcheurs concernés la certitude de pouvoir exercer leur activité jusqu’en 2024.
9 March 2018 -
9 March 2018
Today, at the World Ocean Summit taking place in Mexico, the Commission launched in partnership with the European Investment Bank, the Prince of Wales's International Sustainability Unit and WWF Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles.
8 March 2018 -
8 March 2018
A multi-annual plan to bring more stability, transparency and sustainability to western Mediterranean fisheries
24 - 26 April 2018
26 February 2018 -
26 February 2018
The EU's 2013-2020 Atlantic Action Plan has spurred over 1200 new maritime projects and nearly 6 billion euro of investments so far, according to an independent consultant tasked by the EU to take stock of the initiative at mid-term. Most of the projects target environmental protection and innovation, as well as improved connectivity and social inclusion.
20 February 2018 -
20 February 2018
Good news for European fisheries: fishing businesses in the Atlantic, North Sea and Baltic Sea are making record profits, thanks to a solid recovery of popular fish stocks like North Sea cod, which were severely depleted just a few years ago. A sign that the EU Common Fisheries Policy’s focus on sustainable fishing is paying off – for fishermen and fish stocks alike.

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