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June 21, 2016

Analysis of the Baltic multiannual plan

The Baltic multiannual plan (Baltic MAP, or the Plan) is expected to be passed into legislation on 23 June 2016, after being rubber stamped at the European Parliament plenary. This is the final legislative step to be concluded under co-decision. It will likely enter into force by September 2016.

June 20, 2016

A moment of truth for the Common Fisheries Policy

A moment of truth for the Common Fisheries Policy

June 1, 2016

ICES releases 2017 Advice for Baltic Sea fish stocks

The Fisheries Secretariat provides below our summary after The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) released its scientific advice for Baltic Sea stocks yesterday, 31 May.

May 27, 2016

Transparency International propose improvements to secretive quota setting

In response to the lack of publically available information and scientific advice to support Council decisions relating to EU fishing quotas, Transparency International (TI) has made a series of proposals to help end overfishing.

Upcoming events

Fisheries Council

Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Dates: 27 - 28 June

Baltic Sea Advisory Council ExCom

Location: Gdinya, Poland

Dates: 30 June

Attached documents:

Slovakian EU Council Presidency begins

Dates: 01 July - 31 December

More information forthcoming.

EU-Russia Joint Baltic Sea Fisheries Committee

Location: Moscow, The Russian Federation

Dates: 04 - 06 July

The Baltic Sea Advisory Council Chairman, Reine Johansson, has been invited to participate in the meeting.