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Thursday, 19 October 2017
Starting last Friday (10th July), Europeans began to accumulate yet another debt -- fish debt, actually. At least that's what several economists and marine conservationists say. Their new report indicates that Europeans consume almost twice as much fish as EU waters produce, putting pressure on global resources.
Friday, 23 July 2010
At the 3026th Council meeting on Agriculture and Fisheries held in Brussels on 12 July 2010, Ms Sabine LARUELLE and Mr Kris PEETERS gave a brief presentation on the Belgian Presidency work programme in the agriculture and fisheries sectors. The agricultural policy priorities of the Belgian Presidency will focus mainly on the future of the common agricultural policy (CAP) after 2013 and on the dairy sector.
Thursday, 22 July 2010
Spanish company Albacora S.A., owner of the Albacora Uno, was charged June 2 with 67 counts of fishing inside the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the western and central Pacific Ocean without a valid U.S permit over two years. After four days of negotiations, Albacora S.A. and US authorities NOAA reached a $5 million settlement that will go into the Western Pacific Sustainable Fisheries Fund.
France’s Fleet Development Plan (FDP) submitted to the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) shows that the country intends to increase its tuna fishing capacity from 4.638 GT (gross tonnage) to 23.430 GT in the Indian Ocean by 2015. France intends to add one new purse seiner of 2.319 GT each year, during 2009-2012, and fifteen small tuna vessels of 1.286 GT capacity (all combined) in 2015.
Friday, 16 July 2010

The 20th Brussels Development Briefing will be on ‘Financing agriculture and will take place on the 15th of  September 2010. As an input to the UN Summit on MDGs to be held in New York on 22-26 September 2010, we will discuss issues related  to financing development in the context of agriculture and rural development. This will include issue such as Aid and ODA, taxation (Domestic tax revenues), private investment (new donors), revenue generation.

For more information please contact: lopes@cta.int or boto@cta.int

European Union (EU) citizens are eating more fish than can be produced in EU waters and are thereby increasingly dependent on imports, according to a new report by the think tank nef (New Economics Foundation) and OCEAN2012.  The study, Fish Dependence: the increasing reliance of the EU on fish from elsewhere, calculates that if the EU only consumed fish from its own waters, resources would run out by 8 July.
Thursday, 15 July 2010

The 20th Brussels Development Briefing will be on ‘Financing agriculture and will take place on the 15th of  September 2010. As an input to the UN Summit on MDGs to be held in New York on 22-26 September 2010, we will discuss issues related  to financing development in the context of agriculture and rural development. This will include issue such as Aid and ODA, taxation (Domestic tax revenues), private investment (new donors), revenue generation.

For more information please contact: lopes@cta.int or boto@cta.int

European Parliament (Brussels):
- 12th to 13th July: Meeting of the Committee on Development
- 12th to 15th July: Meeting of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
EU Presidency:
- 12th July (Brussels)): Agriculture and Fisheries Council
- 12th to 13th July (Gent): Informal Environmental Council
- 13th July (Brussels): Economic and Financial Council
ACP Secretariat (Seychelles)
-13th to 16th July: 5th Regional meeting ACP-EU joint Parliamentary Assembly
For more information please consult the calendar on our webpage http://brussels.cta.int/
 
Friday, 09 July 2010

The European Parliament has welcomed the prospect of Iceland joining the EU in the near future but also called on the country to cease all whaling as a prerequisite, in a resolution adopted on Wednesday (7 July).

 

Thursday, 08 July 2010

European Parliament (Strasbourg):
- 5th-8th July: Plenary Session at the European Parliament
EU Presidency (Brussels):
- 7th to 9th Juillet: Informal meeting of the Ministers of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs
- 8 July: Informal meeting of Ministers and Secretaries of State for European Affairs
ACP Secretariat (Brussels):
-6 July: Bureau of the Committee of Ambassadors
For more information please consult the calendar on our webpage http://brussels.cta.int/
 de l’Union européenne

For more information please consult the calendar on our webpage http://brussels.cta.int/