Oceana accuses EC entity of delaying pluriannual plan for the Mediterranean
According to Oceana, the Italian fishing industry has used a Consulting Council to influence a Parlamentarian decision on the Mediterranean.
(EUROPEAN UNION, 12/7/2018)
Oceana denounces that the Mediterranean Advisory Council (MedAC) aligned with part of the fishing industry in November to lobby MEPs and postpone the latest European Parliament vote on the Western Mediterranean Multiannual Plan.
The conservation organization indicates that, according to information to which it had access, senior officials of that consultative entity financed by the EU, which requires impartiality, "orchestrated and released the position of the industry", and that it is not the first time that such tactics are used in the Mediterranean negotiations.
EU Council backs Post-Brexit tariff rate quota agreement European Union
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Pacific leaders strengthen fight against IUU fishing United States
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