The EU Fisheries Control Coalition applauds the positive steps taken by the European Parliament towards more transparent fisheries and traceable seafood. With their vote in plenary this week, EU parliamentarians have called for all fishing vessels to report everything they catch, including sensitive and protected species, which will make data for over 49,000 EU vessels […]
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 […]
The European Green Deal is the European Union’s (EU) road map for making the EU economy sustainable and climate neutral by 2050. It comes in response to the outcome of the 2019 European elections and the unprecedented calls for climate and environmental action coming from all corners of society, especially from the youth. Making up […]
MEP Clara Aguilera, rapporteur of the Fisheries Control Regulation, and MEP Pierre Karleskind, chair of the Fisheries Committee, together with the EU Fisheries Control Coalition are pleased to announce a virtual event to discuss how the Fisheries Control Regulation can help deliver the European Green Deal and make fisheries fit for the digital age. The […]
A new report produced by the EU Fisheries Control Coalition calls for greater visibility of the small-scale fisheries (SSF) sector, and highlights the facts and benefits of installing electronic tracking and catch reporting systems onboard smaller vessels. By showcasing recent projects from across Europe where these systems are already operating successfully, the report demonstrates how […]
Europa Azul presents a summary of the EU Fisheries Control Coalition’s work. It focuses on the Coalition’s ambition to secure sustainable seafood, as well as to ensure better support for small-scale and artisanal fishing. Click here to read the full article (in Spanish).