The European Commission presented the CFP reform package on 13 July 2011. Here are some of the key events since then.
Mixed reactions by Member States to CFP proposal (19 July 2011)
S&D gets rapporteurship for Basic Regulation (26 September 2011)
Commission unveils proposal for the new Maritime and Fisheries Fund (2 December 2011)
Commission publishes four CFP non-papers (23 January 2012)
Ministers criticise plan to create quota market (27 April 2012)
Environment Committee adopts opinion on CFP reform (8 May 2012)
Council adopts general approach on CFP (13 June 2012)
MEPs table more than 2500 amendments to the basic regulation (10 July 2012)
Council adopts partial general approach on fisheries fund (24 October 2012)
> Our news section
> The European Commission’s reform proposal
> The European Parliament’s documents and timetables.
> Council documents
> Trilogue negotiations: documents and timetables
The goal was originally to have the new CFP in place on 1 January 2013, but the legislation process will continue well into 2013.