Fisheries

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The European Parliament today adopted new rules to simplify and regionally adapt the current measures fishermen use to catch fish, while ensuring the...

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Hearings of the candidates for the new Juncker European Commission

The EU must keep its leading role in environmental and maritime standards. Commissioner-Designate Karmenu Vella must be committed to the...

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fishing ship

Commenting on the Fisheries Reform agreement reached in the Council, Gabriel Mato MEP, Chairman of the European Parliament’s Fisheries...

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Europe Day – spending scrutiny – roaming data downloads – maritime piracy

As Europe faces its most challenging period since the EU came into being, the EPP Group has marked Europe Day with a cal to renew the continents...

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The Committee on Fisheries deals with the functioning and development of the Common Fisheries Policy. Its tasks are to care of the conservation of fishery resources in the EU and to organise the EU's market in fishery products. The Committee also deals with international fisheries agreements.

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Press Release
19.09.2012 - 16:45

Shark Finning: removal of shark fins onboard vessels

The European Parliament's Committee on Fisheries adopted the Patrão Neves Report today on the removal of shark fins onboard vessels by 11 votes in favour, 10 against, and no abstentions....
fishing ship
Press Release
12.09.2012 - 12:15

Fisheries: consumers will be better informed

Consumers will be better informed when purchasing fish products in future, thanks to new rules endorsed by the European Parliament in Strasbourg today, according to Jim Higgins MEP. Mr Higgins,...
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Press Release
10.05.2012 - 17:30

Shark Fisheries Regulation

Fisheries Committee MEP Carmen Fraga has accused the European Commission of "legislating to please NGOs" and to scorn the fisheries sector, after a Regulation proposal on sharks that is...
Europe Day – spending scrutiny – roaming data downloads – maritime piracy
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10.05.2012 - 14:45

Europe Day – spending scrutiny – roaming data downloads – maritime piracy

As Europe faces its most challenging period since the EU came into being, the EPP Group has marked Europe Day with a cal to renew the continents unity and values to overcome these difficult times....
fishing ship
Press Release
16.02.2012 - 11:30

Common fisheries policy: EP adopts Patrão

The oral question by Maria do Céu Patrão Neves, EPP Group MEP, on the "Contribution of the Common Fisheries Policy/CFP to the production of public goods" was today adopted by...
School of fish
Press Release
08.02.2012 - 09:45

Atlantic Area: EU policy for the Atlantic area

Following Alain Cadec's initiative, the EU has decided to launch a policy for Atlantic regions within two years. "I have fought for more than a year for strong EU action in the Atlantic area...

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