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Tomorrow's breaking news on EU fisheries reform

Publication | May 14, 2013 at 9:15

Stormy outlook for European fisheries as short-termism prevails? Or will it be clear skies ahead?

EU parliament fisheries committee backs fleet subsidies that could fuel overfishing

Press release | July 10, 2013 at 13:00

Brussels – As part of a wide-ranging reform of EU laws regulating the fishing sector, the European Parliament's fisheries committee has voted today on a plan to review rules on subsidies for fishing. It endorsed a use of taxpayers’ money which...

Wide open to abuse: the Common Fisheries Policy

Publication | October 2, 2011 at 7:00

The future of Europe’s seas is in jeopardy under an ageing 30-year-old Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). Corrupted by greedy stakeholders, cynical political bargaining and illegal conduct, this CFP has failed to achieve its core objective:...

Parliament fights overfishing by voting to reform subsidies

Press release | October 23, 2013 at 14:12

Strasbourg - Greenpeace cautiously welcomed today’s decision by the European Parliament to cap subsidies for the modernisation of the EU fishing fleet and to reject proposals to subsidise the construction of new boats. It warned however that a...

Fisheries Council: threat of collapse hangs over fisheries reform

Press release | May 10, 2013 at 10:58

WHAT? EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council WHEN? Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 May WHERE? Brussels, Belgium

Members of the European Parliament back extensive reform of EU fisheries policy

Press release | December 18, 2012 at 15:15

Brussels – The European Parliament’s fisheries committee has endorsed sweeping reforms of EU fisheries policy that could help bring back fish stocks from the brink and reverse decades of overfishing by a bloated EU fishing fleet, said Greenpeace.

EU parliament votes to overhaul fisheries policy

Press release | February 6, 2013 at 10:59

Strasbourg/Brussels – A historic vote in the European Parliament in Strasbourg today has brought the prospect of a fast recovery of Europe’s fish stocks one step closer, according to Greenpeace.

Plunder continues as EU fisheries ministers tinker around the edges of reform

Press release | March 19, 2012 at 8:30

Brussels/Nouadhibou (Mauritania) - European fisheries ministers meeting in Brussels to discuss the reform of EU fishing rules are expected to ignore the critical imbalance between the bloated size of EU fleets and dwindling stocks, said...

Compulsory ‘privatisation of the sea’ dead in the water

Press release | April 27, 2012 at 11:07

Brussels - European ministers meeting today in Luxembourg are unlikely to support a plan by the European Commission to oblige European countries to set up a market allowing fishermen to trade fishing quotas, said Greenpeace.

Parliament environment committee takes a stand on fisheries reform

Press release | May 8, 2012 at 10:41

Brussels - A broad coalition of civil society groups praised the European Parliament environment committee for its strong stand today on EU fisheries reform. In a vote on the reform of the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), the members of the...

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