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.


fishing ship
Press Release
16.01.2018 - 13:20

We want simpler and regionally-adapted rules for fishermen

The European Parliament today adopted new rules to simplify and regionally adapt the current measures fishermen use to catch fish, while ensuring the conservation of fishery resources. Over the...
fishing ship
Press Release
12.05.2016 - 12:25

EU consumers need to know what fish they are eating

"The resolution adopted by the European Parliament today is a clear signal to the European Commission and to European consumers: we need more transparency and traceability in product labelling...
Shrimp Boat
19.04.2016 - 18:33

Bluefin tuna: favourable treatment for artisanal fisheries

The European Parliament today approved a report by MEP Gabriel Mato that sets artisanal and sustainable fisheries apart when deciding on catch quotas for Bluefin tuna in the Eastern Atlantic and the...
fishing ship
Press Release
19.04.2016 - 14:39

Baltic Sea: new plan to grant stability of fishing catches

A first step towards more stability and predictability of fish stocks in European seas has been made following today's adoption by the European Parliament's Fisheries Committee of a...
Hearings of the candidates for the new Juncker European Commission
Press Release
29.09.2014 - 17:57

Vella must commit to enforcing EU environmental standards

The EU must keep its leading role in environmental and maritime standards. Commissioner-Designate Karmenu Vella must be committed to the implementation of and future action on EU legislation. "...
Flag of Greece
Press Release
24.11.2013 - 11:10

We trust Greek Presidency to lead EU with determination

Speaking ahead of his visit to Athens for talks with the Greek Government on the priorities of the upcoming rotating Presidency of the EU Council, the Chairman of the EPP Group, Joseph Daul, welcomed...