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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.

New measures to help fishing sector and coastal communities in the Baltic Sea

On 22 September, EU institutions concluded negotiations on providing support to Baltic Sea fishers, enabling them to cope with the socio-economic effects of severe fishing restrictions.

MEPs approve the renewal of the fisheries partnership with São Tomé and Príncipe

Parliament adopted the renewed protocol to the existing EU fisheries partnership agreement with the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe.

Parliament backs updated conditions for the fisheries partnership with Guinea-Bissau

MEPs gave their final approval to the conclusion of a new implementing protocol to the existing EU fisheries partnership agreement with the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (2019-2024).

MEPs give green light to the new fisheries partnership with Cape Verde

Parliament gave its consent on Wednesday to the conclusion of a new protocol implementing the EU fisheries agreement with the Republic of Cape Verde.

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.