Fisheries

Illegal fishing

Blacklisting of non-compliant states welcome; Commission must not hesitate to sanction other offenders

The European Commission today announced that it is blacklisting three countries for illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU): Belize, Cambodia and Guinea (1). This is the first time this EU mechanism has been used. The Commission also issued warnings to a further three countries - South Korea, Ghan...


en

Join the Food Revolution

Play your part to take back control over your plate

It is time for food policies to reflect people's concerns. Join the Food Revolution now and share your examples of good practice and experiences with a wide range of people all over Europe.


en

Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the plenary week Strasbourg 21-25 October 2013

        Table of contents     EU data protection rules Towards a UN climate change deal Sexual and reproductive health and rights Medical implants and consumer safety Ship recycling: reducing the risk Sustainable fisheries at risk Mig...


en

EU fisheries fund

Skewed priorities for fisheries funding at odds with CFP reform

The European Parliament today voted on a proposed funding programme for EU fisheries for 2014-20, part of the Common Fisheries Policy. The Greens expressed concern that the vote on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) risks undermining the recently-agreed reform of the Common Fisheries Po...


en | de | fr | es

Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 21-25 October 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include EU data protection rules, UN climate change deal, sexual and reproductive health and rights, medical implants and consumer safety, ship recycling, sustainable fisheries, EU economic governance, migrant protection after Lampedusa, secret data surveillance and SWIFT, detention of activists in Russia


en | fr

Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the plenary week Strasbourg 9-13 September 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary included the reports on the climate impact of biofuels, the right of access to a lawyer, innovative, sustainable transport technologies, supervising European banks, mortgages, eel stocks under threat, covert surveillance and threats to media freedom, preserving endangered languages in Europe, access to genetic resources and rights, Egypt crisis and the EU's role


en

Fisheries

Endangered eel stock needs urgent attention say MEPs

The European Parliament today voted on legislative proposals on management of eel fisheries. Crucially, MEPs endorsed the call by Green draftsperson/rapporteur Isabella Lövin for the European Commission to come forward with a new EU regulation on the management of this endangered species. Commentin...


en

Eal stocks under threat

Isabella Lövin


en

European Maritime and Fisheries Fund

The European Parliament's fisheries committee looks ahead to... 2004

The European Parliament's fisheries committee today adopted a report on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF). This is the most important vote in the framework of the Common Fisheries Policy reform, following the adoption in May of the basic Regulation. Commenting after the vote, Greens/EF...


en | es
EFA logo

Anger as European Parliament votes for new fishing armada

Press Release from Ian Hughton MEP

SNP President Ian Hudghton MEP has expressed extreme disappointment after a committee of the European Parliament voted in favour of taxpayers' money being used to construct new fishing vessels. The vote was on proposed legislation for a European Maritime and Fisheries Fund which will come into effec...


en

European Maritime and Fisheries Fund

A progressive reform works together with a progressive use of subsidies

On 30th May, the European Parliament and EU Member States reached agreement on the main issues in the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), with very positive outcomes for the future of fish and the fisheries sector. One last regulation remains in the fisheries reform package: that governi...


en