The partnership agreement adopted by Council Regulation (EC) No 1563/2006 of 6 October 2006 (OJ L 290, 20.10.2006) and subsequently tacitly renewed, was denounced by the European Union on 3 January 2019, pursuant to Council Decision 2018/757 of 14 May 2018 (OJ L 128/13, 24.5.2018). It was adopted following the inclusion of the Union of the Comoros on the list of non-cooperating countries in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The denunciation was notified on 3 July 2018, taking effect 6 months later.
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Following the unprecedented outbreak of the coronavirus, the European Commission has taken rapid action to protect the fisheries and aquaculture sectors from severe shocks by introducing specific measures, including amendments to the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).
With many Covid-19 restrictions lifted, millions of Europe’s anglers can finally go fishing again. It’s a popular hobby, bringing billions of euros to Europe’s coastal economies. But there is a catch. Critics say unrestricted fishing threatens vulnerable species and can interfere with other marine sectors. How can they find common ground?
Deadline for applications: 09/09/2020 - 12:00 (Brussels time)