Monthly Archives: May 2017

EUFA calls upon EU negotiators to provide clarity and legal certainty for businesses during first phase of Brexit negotiations

22nd May 2017 Today, the General Affairs Council adopted the first set of Brexit negotiation directives. The adoption kick starts the first phase of negotiations concerning the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. It also opens a potentially long period of legal and business uncertainty for fisheries professionals across the EU-27. [...]

2017-05-22T14:50:26+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|

Dutch PM Marc Rutte confirms fisheries will be high on the agenda during Brexit negotiations

On 21 April, the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Marc Rutte confirmed that “fisheries will be high on the agenda during Brexit negotiations”. His comments follow a tripartite meeting between Danish Prime Minister Lokke Rasmussen, Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny and host PM Rutte in the The Hague, where the three leaders met to discuss [...]

2017-06-19T17:39:29+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|

European Fisheries Alliance launches its campaign in the European Parliament

On the 22nd March, the European Fisheries Alliance launched its coalition in Brussels at the “Safeguarding access to UK waters: what (hard) Brexit means for EU fishing fleets and jobs” roundtable. The event was led by MEP and Chairman of the European Parliament Fisheries Committee Alain Cadec. Over 80 participants witnessed a lively debate on fisheries [...]

2017-05-22T14:35:07+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|