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June 25, 2022

Cod on Bornholm – Photo Blog

Folkemødet (“The People’s Meeting”) is a four-day Danish festival organised on the beautiful island Bornholm in the middle of the Baltic Sea where politicians and parties can engage in open debate with interested citizens. It has been organized annually since 2011 in the small town of Allinge on the Northern tip of  Bornholm. Folkemødet was … Continued

June 17, 2022

Joint NGO recommendations on Baltic Sea fishing opportunities 2023

FishSec together with a large number of Baltic wide NGOs have launched a joint position on the fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for the year 2023, following the release of the ICES advice in late May. The position calls for better advice on ecosystem-based management options, as well as the inclusion of multi-species interactions, … Continued

June 3, 2022

The future is here!

Examples of digital monitoring in fisheries that are in use today On the 31st of May The Fisheries Secretariat hosted a webinar on Advances in Digital monitoring in fisheries. The objective of this event was to showcase projects that are in use today and have the potential to be a game changer in improving the … Continued

June 1, 2022

No improvement for collapsed stocks – time for a reboot in the Baltic Sea

Brussels, 1 June 2022: Responding to yesterday’s publication of annual scientific advice for 2023 fishing limits in the Baltic Sea by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), a group of non-governmental organisations said that the Baltic Sea remains in a dire condition, despite tightening of fishing limits in recent years, and … Continued

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Sep
06
Joint EIFAAC/ICES/GFCM Working Group on Eels, part I

Dates: 06 - 09 September

The Joint Working Group on Eels (WGEEL), consisting of experts within the FAO European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission (EIFAAC), the International Commission for Exploration of the Seas (ICES) and the General Fisheries Commission of the Mediterranean (GFCM), conducts the annual stock assessment for European eel and reports on new science, including emerging threats and opportunities. Chair: Jan-Dag Pohlmann

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Sep
12
Joint EIFAAC/ICES/GFCM Working Group on Eels, part II

Location: Hybrid meeting

Dates: 12 - 20 September

The Joint Working Group on Eels (WGEEL), consisting of experts within the FAO European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission (EIFAAC), the International Commission for Exploration of the Seas (ICES) and the General Fisheries Commission of the Mediterranean (GFCM), conducts the annual stock assessment for European eel and reports on new science, including emerging threats and opportunities. Chair: Jan-Dag Pohlmann

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Oct
19
ICES Eel ADG 2022

Location: Online meeting

Dates: 19 - 20 October

The annual ICES Eel Advice Drafting Group will discuss the advice on fishing opportunities for European eel for 2023. Chair: Alain Biseau To attend as observer, contact Rachel Kouassi Zessia, the ICES Advisory Programme Supporting Officer. E-mail: rachel.kouassi.zessia(at)ices.dk  

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Nov
03
Release of ICES advice on eel

Dates: 03 November

Time: usually at 12.00 CET

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