What is the CFP?

INTRODUCTION The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is the European Union’s way of organising how EU fishing activities should take place […
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Prelude to the 2012 reform

WHY A CFP REFORM IN 2012? There is a legal obligation to review the stock conservation and fleet capacity aspects […
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Decision making

In European fisheries almost all laws and agreements affecting European fisheries are decided at the EU level and not by […
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Key legislation and documents

THE NEW REFORM, 2011-2013 On July 13, 2011, the European Commission presented its proposal for reform of the Common Fisheries […
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Scientists and stakeholders

The European Commission turns to outside organisations and stakeholder bodies in order gather expertise and opinions as it develops fisheries […
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