Tag: Fisheries agreement

Mauritania, EU extend for one year fisheries agreement pending renewal of 4-year deal

September 6, 2019

Mauritania and the European Union have extended for another year their Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement (SFPA), signed in 2015 for 4 years. This extension allows ... Read More

Morocco allows 128 European trawlers to fish in its waters

July 22, 2019

Morocco has allowed 128 fishing trawlers mostly from Spain to fish in its territorial waters after a landmark fisheries agreement with the EU. The decision ... Read More

Morocco-EU Fisheries Agreement: Spanish fleet to return to Moroccan waters July 22

July 21, 2019

Spanish fishing trawlers will return to the Moroccan waters as of Monday, July 22, announced Spanish Minister for Agriculture and Maritime Fisheries, Luis Planas, in ... Read More

House of Representatives Adopts Morocco-EU Fisheries Agreement

June 25, 2019

The Moroccan House of Representatives adopted unanimously on Monday the bill approving the Morocco-EU fisheries deal. Morocco and the EU signed the agreement to renew ... Read More

Mauritania: Nouakchott trashes sea agreement with Senegal

March 22, 2019

Mauritania has banned at least 12,000 Senegalese fishermen from fishing in its waters despite the agreement signed with its neighbor last December. “They want zero ... Read More

EU Council of Ministers Adopts Landmark Fisheries Partnership Agreement with Morocco

March 4, 2019

The Council of Ministers of the European Union adopted on Monday a decision on the conclusion of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the EU ... Read More

European Parliament Adopts by Overwhelming Majority Morocco-EU Fisheries Agreement

February 12, 2019

The European Parliament adopted this Tuesday (Feb.12) by an overwhelming majority the Morocco-EU Fisheries Agreement. The accord and its protocol were adopted at a plenary ... Read More

Elected representatives in Sahara make case for renewal of Morocco-EU fisheries deal- Politico

February 7, 2019

Elected members of regional and local councils as well as MPs from the Southern provinces, the Sahara, published an article on Politico, highlighting the benefits ... Read More

Spain urges EU to speed up adoption of fisheries agreement with Morocco

February 5, 2019

Few days after the adoption of the Morocco-EU agricultural agreement covering Sahara products, the Spanish government is putting pressure on the EU to forge ahead ... Read More

European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee adopts Morocco-EU fisheries agreement

January 23, 2019

The European Parliament's Committee on Fisheries adopted Wednesday (Jan.23), by a large majority, the fisheries agreement between Morocco and the European Union (EU). The decisive ... Read More