EVENT on CFP: The External Dimension as a Driver for Change

Sustainable Fisheries & Regional Cooperation The Long-Distance Advisory Council (LDAC) is delighted to announce a high-level workshop to discuss the role of the external dimension of the reformed CFP as a driver for sustainability and good governance outside EU waters, with a special focus on Africa.  With an excellent line-up of speakers and a wide range …

EP Plenary

For plenary sittings, the 751 Members of the European Parliament meet in the Chambers in Strasbourg and Brussels. Members sit in political groups. Those who do not belong to a group sit as non-attached Members. There are two Chamber seating plans, one for Strasbourg and one for Brussels; they are …

Fisheries priorities under the Luxembourg EU presidency

Luxembourg has taken the office of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union has taken office since Wednesday the 1st July 2015 until the 31st December 2015 (next Presidency is the Netherlands and Slovakia for the year 2016). Regarding fisheries, the Presidency’s priorities are: The principle of sustainability …

No progress on Baltic Plan: “Council does not want to keep fish stocks at healthy levels”, say MEPs

Following negotiations spread over several meetings between Parliament, Council and the Commission, no agreement could be reached on Wednesday on the draft multiannual plan for fisheries in the Baltic Sea to ensure the sustainable exploitation of fish stocks and offer fishermen increased predictability over the long run.   “The refusal …

EP Plenary

For plenary sittings, the 751 Members of the European Parliament meet in the Chambers in Strasbourg and Brussels. Members sit in political groups. Those who do not belong to a group sit as non-attached Members. There are two Chamber seating plans, one for Strasbourg and one for Brussels; they are …