Elements with tag CFP
Commissioner Sinkevicius meets EU social partners to address social gaps in the Common Fisheries Policy
EU fishing sector denounces lack of transparency and expertise in developing EU taxonomy standards for fishing
The future Common Fisheries Policy must prioritize increased productivity, human capital and rational goals
Without fishers, there’s no fishing - Fishers should be seen as guardians of the sea and its resources
Scientists see evidence of major progress in European fisheries: 39 % more fish in the sea than in 2003
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Last Friday, the Commissioner for environment, oceans and fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, attended the plenary of the European Social Dialogue Committee for sea fisheries. The social partners, ETF and Europeche, had a constructive dialogue with the Commissioner about the social dimension of the CFP. Fishing sector representatives called on the Commission to seriously take into account the fact that fish workers and the livelihood of their families very much depend on the decisions taken in Brussels. Yet, despite the fact that more and more stocks are fished at sustainable levels, the EU fleet and its fishers are disappearing year after year.