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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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.
The seminar reviews the latest information on the state of fish stocks and of the economic developments of the fleets in the North-east Atlantic, the North Sea, the Baltic Sea, and in the Mediterranean.