Presentations will cover the state of the fish stocks in the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, the North-East Atlantic and the Baltic Sea, the economic performance of the EU fishing fleet, as well as a comparison between the EU and the US fisheries management systems.
Director General Joao Aguiar Machado will open the meeting. Mr Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will deliver a closing speech. The sessions will be chaired by Mrs Hélène Clark, Director for Fisheries Policy Atlantic, North Sea, Baltic and Outermost Regions.
The meeting can be followed through the twitter coverage of @EU_MARE and the dedicated hashtag is #EUFishEcon, as well as through live webstreaming on the day of the seminar (https://webcast.ec.europa.eu/scientific-seminar-2017).
Interpretation will be provided in English, Spanish, Italian, French and German for the whole event.