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July 27, 2016

Low Impact Fishers of Europe hires top Polish civil servant

Marcin Rucinski, who has spent more than a decade focused on fisheries issues within the Polish administration, is the new Baltic and North Sea coordinator for Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE).

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.

Upcoming events

Slovakian EU Council Presidency begins

Dates: 01 July - 31 December

More information forthcoming.

Baltic Sea Advisory Council – Technical Working Group

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Dates: 16 August

At the meeting the Technical Measures Framework will be discussed.

Attached documents:

Perspectives for Fishmeal and Fish Oil Symposium

Location: Hirtshals, Denmark

Dates: 29 - 30 August

The symposium is jointly organised by the Nordic Marine Think Tank and EUfishmeal, and will take place at the North Sea Centre in Hirtshals, Denmark. Further information and programme


Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Dates: 30 August