Press room

Press releases related to the Committee's work can be found in the "Press releases" section under the "Home" menu of the Committee's webpage. Additional press releases are listed below.

COVID-19: MEPs endorse enhanced support to EU fisheries and aquaculture

MEPs adopted in plenary additional measures providing support to EU fishers and aquaculture farmers severely affected by the pandemic.

COVID-19: Addressing socio-economic consequences on the fisheries and aquaculture

Fisheries Committee requests urgent procedure to swiftly amend the European Fisheries and Maritime Fund, to better support the sector in “public health crises”.

Pierre Karleskind elected as new Chair of the Fisheries Committee

Fisheries Committee members elected their new Chair on 19 February, following the departure of the former Chair due to the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.