News & Publications

16 June, 2021

This article summarises the legal action taken by ClientEarth and a group of small-scale fishermen to demand better enforcement of the fishing rules by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA). The legal action is against insufficient checks of how much fish Dutch fishermen bring ashore, thus “open[ing] the door wide for misreporting […]

11 June, 2021

La Coalition européenne pour le contrôle de la pêche se félicite de la décision de la Commission d’ouvrir une procédure d’infraction contre la France pour défaut de contrôle de sa flotte de pêche internationale, et appelle le Conseil à ne pas légaliser les déclarations de capture erronées. Le mercredi 9 juin, la Commission Européenne a […]

11 June, 2021

The EU Fisheries Control Coalition welcomes the Commission’s decision to open an infringement procedure against France for not controlling its international fishing fleet, and calls on the Council to not legalise misreporting of catches. On Wednesday 9th June, the European Commission announced the launch of an infringement procedure against France regarding the compliance of its […]

4 June, 2021

Spanish chef Ángel León writes about the importance of transparency and efficient management of fisheries. He argues that Spain can secure this by supporting the consolidation of two key measures in the new fisheries Control Regulation: Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM) and the margin of tolerance (MOT). He calls on Minister Luis Planas to ensure Spain […]