Industrias Pesqueras breaks down the AGRIFISH Council position by topic, with commentary from the EU Fisheries Control Coalition on the poor results. While the Commission sees some of the measures adopted by the EU Fisheries Ministers in their agreement on the future EU Fisheries Control Regulation as ” unacceptable ” , in the opinion of […]
Following today’s adoption of the EU AGRIFISH Council position on future fisheries controls, the EU Fisheries Control Coalition condemned the failure of ambition demonstrated by fisheries ministers. The Coalition urges fisheries ministers, the European Parliament and the European Commission, to make an urgent and determined effort during upcoming negotiations to ensure that fisheries management in […]
Undercurrent News reports on the outcomes of the European Parliament plenary vote, including measures the EU Fisheries Control Coalition has applauded for improving fisheries transparency and traceability, in addition to the poor outcome on catch reporting. Original article here (behind paywall).
National news broadcast in the Netherlands with a report on the revision of the EU fisheries control system, with a particular focus on the subject of onboard cameras (i.e. Remote Electronic Monitoring). The report features an interview with Sean Parramore from the Environmental Justice Foundation on behalf of the EU Fisheries Control Coalition. Full broadcast […]
Article exploring the topic of onboard cameras, currently being discussed as part of the revision of the EU fisheries control system. In the Netherlands, fishers hope the proposal won’t pass, while Sean Parramore of the EU Fisheries Control Coalition argues that concerns about privacy are resolved by the most recent technologies and cameras are essential […]
Undercurrent News summarises the EU Fisheries Control Coalition’s reaction the PECH Committee vote, which the Coalition felt created loopholes that put sustainability and legality of EU seafood at risk. Full article here (behind paywall)
On 25 January, the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee (PECH) voted on key compromise amendments to the EU fisheries Control Regulation, the cornerstone of how fisheries are controlled and monitored in the EU. The vote covered compromise amendments (other individual amendments will be voted on February 1st), which address the most important aspects of the EU’s […]