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04 March 2019

On 19 March, the European Parliament and the European Commission organise a high-level conference on oceans: Future of the blue planet. Speakers include top representatives of leading NGOs, business, academia and government. The event will also display several EU projects that all play a unique role in protection and sustainable management of our ocean. All stakeholders and citizens interested in ocean policy are invited!

01 March 2019 to 14 June 2019

On 1 March, the European Commission has launched a tender for a service contract to create the European Ocean Alliance or ‘EU4Oceans’. EU4Oceans will become the platform for all European groups and organisations active in ocean preservation and ocean literacy.

06 March 2019

On 6 March, the European Parliament Intergroup SEARICA with the support of the European Commission organise a conference on the economic benefits of marine protected areas (MPAs).

27 February 2019

EUMOFA has released new species profiles that provide key market information and data for the most important species in the EU market, such as European hake, mussel and Norway lobster.

07 May 2019 to 09 May 2019

Seafood Expo is the world’s largest trade fair in the fisheries sector, with 1,850 exhibitors from 79 countries. The European Commission’s stand will host several information sessions and events on topics relevant to the stakeholders, business people and retailers attending.

13 February 2019

In the framework of the EU cooperation PESCAO project, a joint fisheries surveillance operation to detect illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing was just undertaken, the operation Alexandre Baptista.

13 February 2019

Today the European Parliament and the Council agreed on the Commission's proposal for decentralised and simplified technical rules, giving fishermen a stronger say in deciding on the best measures for sustainable fishing adapted to their specific needs.

12 February 2019

The European Parliament has given its consent to the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the EU and Morocco. This agreement, valid for 4 years, allocates fishing opportunities for the EU in exchange for an overall financial contribution of € 208 million euros. A substantial part of this contribution will be used to promote the sustainable development of the fisheries economy in Morocco and the Western Sahara.

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