The European Commission's Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries manages two policy areas:
It is led by João Aguiar Machado (Director-General) under the political responsibility of Commissioner Karmenu Vella.
With a staff of around 400, it is one of the smallest departments in the Commission.
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Contracts and funding
The European Commission is delighted to announce that all 50 SEA LIFE aquariums and their charity partner SEA LIFE Trust have joined our "World Aquariums Against Marine litter", bringing the total number to 150.
The European Union will participate in the upcoming meeting of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation, which will take place in Montreal from 18 to 22 September 2017.