Fisheries

Fisheries in Europe: where we are and where we are headed

Fisheries in Europe: where we are and where we are headed

Fisheries in Europe: where we are and where we are headed

25/09/2017

On Tuesday 26 September 2017, in a Seminar on the Status of European Fish Stocks and the Economic situation of European fishing fleets, the European Commission will be hearing the views of senior experts in fisheries biology from the Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries, NGOs, the industry, national administrations and members of the public.

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.