Events

Past events
Jan
01

Maltese EU Council Presidency

Dates: 01 January - 30 June 2017

A joint NGO letter was sent to the incoming Presidency outlining fisheries priorities for the term.

Feb
22

World Ocean Summit

Location: Bali, Indonesia

Dates: 22 - 24 February 2017

The Economist magazine is organising its fourth World Ocean Summit. It will bring a critical eye to the vital issue of how to finance a sustainable ocean economy. Their aim is to mobilise a new discussion on how capital and the private sector can drive scalable, sustainable investment in the ocean.

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Feb
27

PECH European Parliament Fisheries Committee meeting

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Dates: 27 - 28 February 2017

Mar
01

Workshop on Biological Input to Eastern Baltic Cod Assessment – ICES project WKBEBCA

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden

Dates: 01 - 02 March 2017

Mar
03

European Fisheries Control Agency advisory board meeting

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Dates: 03 March 2017

Mar
06

Baltic Sea Summit

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Dates: 06 - 07 March 2017

Mar
06

DiscardLess Stakeholders Workshop

Location: Rome, Italy

Dates: 06 - 10 March 2017

The DiscardLess project will organise an open meeting marking the first half of the project. They will present results achieved since March 2015 across several topics and fishing regions, and share their most recent knowledge gathered on options for discards reduction. They want to discuss the use and usefulness of these results, and to agree on future directions for the next two years. Further information

Mar
09

Workshop on the implementation of the Landing Obligation

Location: Hamburg, Germany

Dates: 09 March 2017

Three organisations, BSAC, BALTFISH and the EFCA are organising a joint workhop in order to address the lack of implemenation of the Landing Obligation and the high levels of illegal discarding that continue to take place in the Baltic Sea, primarily from the trawler fleet. The jointly arranged workshop will discuss discard mitigation and the state of play concerning the implementation of the landing obligation in the Baltic Sea. Scientists estimate that close to one out of every four cod caught in the main basic of the Baltic Sea is illegally thrown overboard. For further information contact sc@bsac.dk

Mar
16

10th International Forum on IUU Fishing. Hosted by Chatham House

Location: London, United Kingdom

Dates: 16 - 17 March 2017

Mar
28

BSAC working group on Ecosystem Based Management

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Dates: 28 March 2017

This will be the first meeting on the new BSAC working group under the chairmanship of Nils Höglund from Coalition Clean Baltic.