Agriculture and Fisheries Council
The Agriculture and Fisheries Council will take place in Luxembourg.
The Council is due to decide on the 2018 fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks in the Baltic Sea.
Ministers will have an exchange of views on the EU-Norway annual consultations for 2018.
The Council will also discuss its position for the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), which will take place on 14-22 November 2017 in Marrakech, Morocco.
The Commission will update the Council on the latest market developments in the main agricultural sectors and ministers will exchange views.
Ministers will have the opportunity to discuss the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as its implications for the EU agricultural policy.
Under any other business, ministers will also be informed about, among others:
- the follow-up to the case of eggs contaminated with fipronil
- the joint declaration of the extended Visegrad group on the CAP post 2020
- the anti-subsidy and anti-dumping procedures open by the US against black table olives from Spain
- Simplifying the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) (background information)
- ‘CAP post-2020’ – orientation paper prepared by the Maltese presidency
- Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Implications for the EU agricultural policy
- Note concerning the negotiation of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Mercosur.
- Market Developments