EU / 2014-12-17
"Fisheries Council slow to adhere to spirit of new CFP"
EU / 2014-12-02
3 December: Vote in fisheries committee to adapt old laws to the new discard ban.
EU / 2014-10-14
Without arguments, governments set larger cod quota than sustainable level recommended by scientists and commission.
EU / 2014-09-30
Vella approved, but without much enthusiasm from MEPs.
EU / 2014-09-23
First debate on driftnets in fisheries committee.
EU / 2014-07-23
MEPs quiz Commission on implementation of new CFP.
EU / 2014-06-04
EU / 2014-04-17
European Parliament plenary approves EMFF.
EU / 2014-04-07
Plenary vote for the EMFF scheduled for 16 April.
EU / 2014-04-02
Council, Parliament and Commission agree on a common understanding on what fisheries plans should contain.
EU / 2014-01-29
EMFF can now be formally approved by the Parliament in April.


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          “Governments must now deliver an end to overfishing”


          To create jobs that can withstand the test of time, politicians need to repair our ecosystems. The 28 men and women who set fishing quotas have a responsibility to deliver an end to overfishing, writes Saskia Richartz, Greenpeace, ahead of the Council meeting 15–16 December.

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