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Next week, MEPs vote on limiting the use of GMOs, hear what Europe should do about Ebola, meet the Colombian President and bid farewell to Herman Van Rompuy.

The following PECH Committee meeting will take place in Brussels on:

  • Wednesday 15 July 2015 from 9.00 to 12.30 and from 15.00 to 18.30 in room Altiero Spinelli (ASP) 5E2


Hearing on The Single European Eco Label: Setting Minimum Criteria

03-06-2015 - 11:34
Poster of the Hearing on Single European Eco Label: Setting Minimum Criteria

On 16 June 2015 PECH committee will organise a public hearing on the subject "The single European Eco label: setting minimum criteria".

Issues to be discussed include objectivity and validity of current systems as well as values and potential impact of the EU Eco label. Various speakers are invited to share their views.

Study on The Future of the Almadraba Sector – Traditional Tuna Fishing Methods in the EU

03-06-2015 - 10:53
Study on the Future of the Almadraba Sector - Tuna fishing methods

If you would like to know more about the future of the Almadraba Sector when it comes to traditional tuna fishing methods in the EU then have a look at the latest study published by Policy Department B.

Bluefin tuna is one of the most important fish species in terms ofvalue and source of employment in the EU. Eastern Bluefin Tuna trap set("Almadraba") harvesting is currently only practised in Italy,Morocco,Portugal and Spain, though such fishing method was widely usedthroughout the Mediterranean Sea, and is of socio-economic and culturalrelevance. Almadraba are more labour-intensive than any other fishingmethod and their production is increasingly appreciated by a high-endconsumer market, either internal or international. Almadrabas must beconsidered as one key-tool of the EBFT stock management because of theiravailable historic biometric datasets.

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