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January 31, 2019

Discardless: The closing science-policy conference

Fishsec has been attending the closing science-policy conference of the Discardless project, 30-31 January at DTU Aqua. Titled: Landing Obligation 2019: What have we learned, what are the next steps? The conference has been featuring many very interesting short presentations summerising the findings of a wide range of the work conducted within the project. There was … Continued

January 24, 2019

EU Commission issues formal notice to Denmark re fisheries control

In its monthly package of infringement decisions the European Commission today issued a letter of formal notice to Denmark concerning its compliance with several important provisions of the EU fisheries control rules EU Commission fact sheet January infringements package: key decisions Brussels, 24 January 2019 Overview by policy area In its monthly package of … Continued

January 24, 2019

Translation: Danish Public Accounts Committee Report on Support to the fisheries sector from the EMFF

In October 2018 Rigrevisionen – the Danish Public Accounts Committee – published a report concerning the  management of support from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) to the Danish Fisheries sector in the period 2014-2017. The report contains very strong criticism of the management of this EMFF funding by Danish authorities and gives many clear … Continued

January 15, 2019

20 measures for 2020

In a letter to Environment Ministers concerning the lagging implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive, NGOs have highlighted 20 measures that can help to achieve the obligations the EU has committed to.

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Helsinki Commission – 40th meeting

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Dates: 07 - 08 March

This is a meeting of the highest body of HELCOM. Further information including provisional agenda

MARELITT Baltic Final Conference

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Dates: 20 - 21 March

The meeting will be hosted by Keep Sweden Tidy. Further information about the MARELITT Baltic project.

European Parliament elections

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Dates: 23 - 26 May