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Monday, 25 June 2018
The 3025th Council meeting on Agriculture and Fisheries held in Luxembourg on 29 June 2010 has hold an exchange of views on fishing opportunities for 2011 on the basis of the Commission's communication. The communication sets out the general approach to be taken by the Commission in formulating it sproposals for fishing opportunities in 2011.
Friday, 02 July 2010
New impetus for sustainable aquaculture and fisheries policy was given today in Strasbourg, following the adoption of two reports backed by European Socialists and Democrats. "The debate on fishery seems often to be a matter of intensive fishery vs. quotas.  

In FP7, marine related projects are to be found across all themes of the Specific programme COOPERATION.Theme 2: "Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnologies" plays a key role to support marine related research projects through 3 activities.

Thursday, 01 July 2010

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European Parliament (Brussels):
- 28th June: Meeting of the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
EU Presidency:
- 28th to 29th June (Luxembourg): Council of Agriculture and Fisheries
- 1st July: Belgium takes over the Presidency of the  European Union

For more information please consult the calendar on our webpage

In the wake of huge depletion in stocks of bluefin tuna, EU Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki decided on the 9th June to ban large-scale bluefin tuna fishing in the Mediterranean and eastern Atlantic. The ban has already come into effect. The ban will apply until the end of the 2010 fishing season, explained European Commission spokesman Oliver Drewes.
Friday, 25 June 2010
A stronger aquaculture in Europe could help meet growing the consumer demand by providing alternatives to wild fish species. However, safeguards are needed to prevent environmental and public health risks, says a resolution adopted by the European Parliament on Thursday. 
Tuesday, 22 June 2010

On 6 April, France's Economic, Social and Environmental Council published a report on fisheries partnership agreements (FPA) between the European Union and African states. As part of its review of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) post-2013, the European Commission published a Green Paper followed by a period of consultation that was open to all European citizens.

Wednesday, 02 June 2010
The European Commission today launched a pilot version of a new European Atlas of the Seas – a dynamic online atlas where users will be able to learn more about Europe's seas, its maritime sectors, the interaction between them and the maritime policy which brings them all together.
The European Commission published recently its report launching discussions on fishing opportunities in EU waters in 2011. The document sets out how the Commission intends to act on the scientific advice it receives on the state of fish stocks when proposing catch limits and quotas for next year.