Press releases

Press releases

Press releases

Press releases

14 December 2020

On 14-16 December 2020 the European Commission and the European External Action Service invite stakeholders worldwide to discuss ocean challenges and to define action-oriented solutions towards global sustainability objectives

12 December 2020

La deuxième Commission mixte de l’Accord de partenariat dans le domaine de la pêche durable entre l’Union européenne et le Royaume du Maroc s’est réunie les 8 et 9 décembre 2020.

10 December 2020

On Friday 11 December, Virginijus Sinkevičius, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, will co-host an event to mark the 10th anniversary of the “IUU Regulation”. The regulation aims to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

10 December 2020

Tomorrow, on Friday 11 December, Virginijus Sinkevičius, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, will co-host the 10th anniversary virtual event of the EU Regulation to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

10 December 2020

While the Commission will continue to do its utmost to reach a mutually beneficial agreement with the UK, there is now significant uncertainty whether a deal will be in place on 1 January 2021.

09 December 2020

On 8 December, the UN General Assembly debated two resolutions on Oceans and Law of the Seas and on Sustainable Fisheries.

04 December 2020

The Commission, the Council and the Parliament reached a provisional political agreement on the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF) for the period of 2021-2027.

04 December 2020

The European Commission is lifting the yellow card to Kiribati after four and half years of close cooperation. The “yellow card” is an official warning issued by the European Union to trading partners falling short of tackling illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. By lifting the card, the European Commission recognises the important progress of Kiribati in addressing the shortcomings in its fisheries governance.

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