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Commission to announce next steps in the fight against illegal fishing worldwide

Commission to announce next steps in the fight against illegal fishing worldwide

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission will adopt a package of measures announcing the next steps in the fight against illegal fishing. As part of its efforts, the EU is taking action against third countries who allow illegal fishing or who are not doing enough to fight it. Illegal fishing is of great concern: it depletes fish stocks, […]

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EU takes concrete action against illegal fishing

EU takes concrete action against illegal fishing

Following a Commission proposal, the Council of Ministers has today (24 March) decided to list Belize, Cambodia and Guinea-Conakry as countries acting insufficiently against illegal fishing. After several warnings, measures will now come into effect against the three countries to tackle the commercial benefits stemming from illegal fishing. This means that imports into the EU […]

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European Commission intensifies fight against illegal fishing

European Commission intensifies fight against illegal fishing

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following a formal warning one year ago (IP/12/1215), the European Commission today (26 November) is intensifying its fight against illegal fishing by identifying Belize, Cambodia and Guinea as non-co-operating third countries. Despite the Commission working closely with the countries’ authorities to set up fisheries management and effective control measures, these three countries have still not […]

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