Countdown to end overfishing: interactive timeline
APRIL 16 2014
STRASBOURG—The European Parliament today concluded five years of effort to reform the Common Fisheries Policy by adopting the final piece of legislation, the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.
DECEMBER 10 2013
Strasbourg - Today, the European Parliament formally adopted the historic deal on the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy’s basic regulation, including a commitment to restore fish stocks and to end EU overfishing by 2015 where possible and 2020 by the latest. This decision follows four years of negotiations between the European institutions and concerted campaigning by a diverse group of stakeholders.Read more