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The Fisheries Secretariat is a non-profit organisation dedicated to work towards more sustainable fisheries at an international level, with a focus on the European Union.

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What's On

  • Oct
    20
    STECF preparations for future data collection under the revised DCF
    Hamburg, Germany
  • Oct
    20
    STECF Fish Processing Economic performance of the EU fish processing sector
    Hamburg, Germany
  • Oct
    22
    HELCOM Workshop on Regional Action Plan for Marine Litter
  • Oct
    23
    Fish Dependence Day – Finland
  • Oct
    29
    BSAC Executive Committee
    Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Nov
    05
    PECH Committee meeting
  • Nov
    10
    ICCAT Special Meeting of the Commission
    Genova, Italy
  • Nov
    14
    Fishing for space
    Vilnius, Lithuania

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Policy Briefings

Since October 2009, a comprehensive background briefing has been sent out prior to most EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council meetings with fisheries issues on the agenda.

Reaching more than 400 recipients, the briefings are primarily aimed at the Fisheries ministers and their advisors, but also reach out to fisheries attachés, European Parliamentarians, a wide range of government officials, as well as other NGO representatives, the media and various stakeholders.

In addition to an introductory cover letter, every briefing contains one or several annexes with detailed background information and our preferred standpoints on the pertinent issues.