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Common Fisheries Policy | 6th November 2019

Joint NGO priorities on the revision of the EU Fisheries Control System
Common Fisheries Policy
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Joint NGO priorities on the revision of the EU Fisheries Control System

This document presents the NGO priorities on the revision of the EU Fisheries Control System.

It calls on decision-makers to:

  • Introduce mandatory Remote Electronic Monitoring requirements
  • Adapt the general control framework to the control of technical measures
  • Maintain and improve the EU legal framework for enforcement and sanctions
  • Mandate the use of tracking devices and electronic reporting for small-scale vessels
  • Enhance the control of recreational fisheries
  • Improve traceability requirements
  • Further data management and sharing
  • Ensure the monitoring and control of fleet capacity
  • Effectively control fishing in restricted areas and marine protected areas
  • Advance transparency requirements
  • Minimise the amendments to the EU IUU Regulation
  • Revise the mandate of the European Fisheries Control Agency

Fisheries control issues are presented in more detail in the following factsheets:

  • Remote Electronic Monitoring;
  • Sanctions;
  • Traceability;
  • Transparency;
  • IUU;
  • Small-scale fisheries;
  • EFCA.

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