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EU and China sign landmark partnership on oceans

EU and China sign landmark partnership on oceans

EU and China sign landmark partnership on oceans

16/07/2018

On 16 July, the European Union has signed a unique ocean partnership agreement with China. Two of the world’s largest ocean economies will work together to improve the international governance of the oceans in all its aspects, including by combating illegal fishing and promoting a sustainable blue economy.

The partnership also contains clear commitments to protect the marine environment, tackle climate change in accordance with th