Fisheries Council: NGO open letter to ministers opposing CFP reform compromise

Publication - June 11, 2012
Dear ministers,

75% of European fish stocks are overexploited and almost one-third of fishing jobs in Europe have been lost in the last decade alone. This is the result of 30 years of mismanagement. You have been entrusted to work with the European Parliament to reform Europe’s broken fisheries policy and stop the bankrupting of our seas.

Yet, in recent weeks, horse-trading to accommodate all European countries in their demands on this once-in-a-decade reform has resulted in an agreement that is astonishingly irresponsible...

20120611 open letter against Danish CFP compromise