Positions & Papers
OCEAN2012: Discussion paper on the reform of the CFP
June 8, 2009
This paper responds to challenges in the previous reform, proposing a fundamentally new, principle-centred approach to fisheries management in Community waters and for the EU fleet globally. It outlines the key issues that OCEAN2012 - an alliance of organisations dedicated to transforming European Fisheries Policy to stop over-fishing, end destructive fishing practices and deliver fair and equitable use of healthy fish stocks - would like to see incorporated into a new CFP.
A report on IUU fishing of Baltic Sea cod
March 28, 2007
A report commissioned by FISH from ORCA-EU. The report is based on a review of the available literature on IUU fishing within the Baltic Sea region, informal meetings/interviews with individuals with an active interest in the Baltic Sea cod fisheries, as well as a review and analysis of the EU fisheries policy and regulatory frameworks for control and enforcement that apply within the Baltic Sea.
Implementing the European Fisheries Fund – Opportunities at Member State level
October 25, 2006
FISH hosted a workshop in Brussels together with WWF EPO and BirdLife International on 5 October 2006. The workshop aimed at identifying the possibilities to use funding from the European Fisheries Fund for sustainable development, and how to effectively engage in the process at Member State level. The background document for the workshop can be used as a guide on how to influence the EFF, or for general understanding of how the processes behind the EFF works.
IEEP FISH Conference
November 15, 2004
Under the patronage of the Dutch Presidency of the Council, IEEP and the Fisheries Secretariat organised a high level conference to discuss the environmental challenges facing the EU fisheries sector and ways to overcome these. Held on November 8-9 2004 the conference brought together over 100 experts from Europe and further afield, to discuss and identify ways of putting the EU on track to meet its international commitments.
IEEP FISH Conference conclusions
October 10, 2004
Under the patronage of the Dutch Presidency of the Council, IEEP and the Fisheries Secretariat organised a high level conference to discuss the environmental challenges facing the EU fisheries sector and ways to overcome these.