News

Commissioner in Rabat to launch negotiations for new EU-Morocco fisheries agreement

EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, was in Rabat, Morocco, on 20-21 April to launch the process of negotiations for a new EU-Morocco fisheries agreement protocol.
 
"For the EU and Morocco, cooperation is not a choice: it is a must. We have to cooperate if we are to manage fish stocks effectively," Commissionner Damanaki said after her meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, adding: "I am glad to say that we started today our exploratory talks for a new fisheries agreement protocol with Morocco."
 
Describing Morocco as a key partner for the EU, the Commissioner said: "We are seeking a new agreement that, at the same time, respects environmental sustainability, is profitable for both sides and is in line with international law. I believe that today we have done a very good start and we should continue along this path." (ENPI Info Centre)
 
Read more
 
Press release
 
ENPI Info Centre webpage – Morocco
 
 

NEWS
EUROMED Invest: building partnership between Brussels and Lebanese Chambers of Commerce
As part of its programme of mentoring for Business Support Organisations, the...
UfM to hold regional workshop on mobile financial services project
As part of the Mobile Finance project on Promoting Financial Inclusion...
Euromed Invest to hold annual conference and academy on Europe-South Mediterranean and Africa relations at Milan EXPO
The EU-funded Euromed Invest project will hold its annual conference in Milan...
FEATURES - Archive
The jellification of the oceans
Growing numbers of jellyfish are turning up on Mediterranean beaches, which is...
'Fertigation' saves farmers while protecting nature
It's not easy to cope with an increased demand for agricultural products...
The biggest solar complex in Africa
With support from the European Union, the Moroccan Solar Energy Agency is busy...
PUBLICATIONS - Archive
Southern Mediterranean Investment Coordination Initiative (AMICI): Mapping/stocktaking exercise key findings
This Mapping/stocktaking exercise, completed in the framework of the Southern...
“How to develop a Sustainable Energy Action Plan in South Mediterranean Cities”
The European Commission has published a guidebook on ‘How to develop a...
Young people not in employment, education or training in the EU Neighbourhood Countries – ETF Report
 A study conducted by the ETF on the situation of young people not in...
LINKS