The Fisheries Committee will meet on Wednesday 3 September 2014, 15:00 – 18:30 and on Thursday 4 September 2014, 10:00 – 12:30.
European Parliament, Brussels, room PHS 4B001.
The meeting can be watched live on the Committee website.
Highlights on the agenda:
– Fisheries policy priorities 2014
Exchange of views with Maurizio Martina, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Affairs of Italy, representing the current Italian EU presidency, on Fisheries priorities during the Italian presidency (Wednesday 15:00-16:30).
– New Common Fisheries Policy: Discard ban
Exchange of views with the European Commission on the implementation of the discard ban, or more precisely, on the “landing obligation” regulation (Wednesday 16:30-18:30)
Rapporteur: Alain Cadec (EPP, FR)
– Presentation of new briefing notes (Thursday 10:00-12:30):
Conflicts arising from the use of static and mobile fishing gear in coastal fisheries
Penalties for illegal, undeclared and unregulated fishing in the EU