European maritime and fishing economy towards sustainability and new growth

European maritime and fishing economy towards sustainability and new growth


BRUSSELS - 2011 has indeed been an exciting and challenging year in my area of responsibility: maritime affairs and fisheries. Here are some highlights from the past year and some of the challenges we will have for next year.

Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy 

Τhis year I presented the Commission's proposals for a root-and-branch reform of the Common Fisheries Policy. The package of proposals is now in the hands of the European Parliament and the Council for final ado...


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