Events

Past events
Oct
25

Targeted consultation on EU Action plan to conserve fisheries resources and protect marine ecosystems

Dates: 25 October - 20 December 2021

The European Commission has launched a targeted stakeholder consultation on the planned Action plan to conserve fisheries resources and protect marine ecosystems. The action plan is part of the EUs efforts to restore and protect marine ecosystems and apply an ecosystem-based management approach. It was announced in the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 - see section 2.2.6.  The targeted consultation is open until 20 December 2021 and adoption of the Action Plan is expected in the Spring 2022. .

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Dec
09

Nordic Climate Change Forum for Fisheries and Aquaculture

Location: Helsingør, Denmark

Dates: 09 - 10 December 2021

Joint ICES/ NMTT Workshop exploring the establishment of a Nordic Climate Change Forum for Fisheries and Aquaculture

The purpose this one-and-a-half-day joint NMTT-ICES Workshop is to provide an opportunity for fisheries and aquaculture stakeholders, scientists and policy makers to discuss, exchange ideas and identify practical steps for the fisheries and aquaculture sectors to adopt to and reduce its own contribution to climate change.

The longer-term aim is to launch the Nordic Climate Change Forum for Fisheries and Aquaculture to provide the Nordic fisheries and aquaculture sectors with a platform and sounding board for the exchange of knowledge, ideas and practices of how to adapt to the new climate conditions while mitigating the sector’s own impacts.

The workshop will be chaired by Árni M. Mathiesen, former Minister, Iceland

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Dec
12

Agriculture and Fisheries Council

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Dates: 12 - 13 December 2021

On this page you will soon find all the information related to this meeting:

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  • main results (after the meeting)
  • press material
  • photos, videos and live streaming
  • related documentation
Updated content will be added in the run-up to as well as during and after the meeting.

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Dec
13

OSPAR ICG-COBAM

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Dates: 13 - 16 December 2021

OSPAR Intersessional Correspondence Group on Coordination of Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring

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Dec
17

Future of our seas

Dates: 17 December 2021

The European Commission is organising a conference on the future of the EU's seas, looking specifically at how the Marine Strategy Framework Directive and other legislation can be improved to support ocean recovery, marine ecosystems and biodiversity. Time: 09.30-16.30 CET

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Jan
13

MIACO 2022

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Dates: 13 - 14 January 2022

The annual MIACO meeting - a Meeting between ICES, Advisory Councils and other Observers - in 2022 will be a hybrid meeting, i.e. a physical meeting at ICES headquarters with limited participation and a possibility for further participation online. ICES will circulate a registration form, and encourages each organisation to send at most one representative to ICES HQ. Last year's report can be found here.

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Jan
31

ICES WKEMP3, part 2

Dates: 31 January - 04 February 2022

This ICES Workshop for the Technical evaluation of EU Member States’ Eel regulation Progress Reports 2021 (WKEMP3) will support EU DG MARE in evaluating the implementation of the national Eel Management Plans (EMPs) under the Council Regulation (EC) No 1100/2007 establishing measures for the recovery of the stock of European eel.

Feb
01

HELCOM Workshop on OECMs in the Baltic Sea area

Location: Helsinki, Finland

Dates: 01 - 03 February 2022

This is a HELCOM workshop on Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures (OECMs) in the Baltic Sea area.

Time: 10.00-16.00 CET

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Feb
16

EcoScope Stakeholder workshop

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Dates: 16 February 2022

This is an invitation only stakeholder workshop organised under the project Ecocentric Management for Sustainable Fisheries and Healthy Marine Ecosystems (EcoScope), which is funded by Horizon 2020. The EcoScope Project aims to promote an ecosystem-based approach to fisheries management, through a range of tools and activities, such as the EcoScope Toolbox and the EcoScope Platform. The four-year project (2021-2025) addresses ecosystem degradation and anthropogenic impact that cause fisheries to be unsustainably exploited in several European seas and promotes efficient, holistic, sustainable, ecocentric fisheries management that will aid towards restoring fisheries sustainability and ensuring balance between food security and healthy seas. Time: 09.00-17.00 CET

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Feb
27

EMODNet: Ocean Sciences Meeting 2022

Location: Virtual event

Dates: 27 February - 04 March 2022

The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) in 2022 will focus on the importance of working together. The aim it to strengthen the ocean sciences community through basic and applied research discussions, while making scientific and social connections.

"Come Together and Connect" is a virtual event taking place on 27 February to 4 March 2022.

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