09 May 2017
AGENDA AGRICULTURE-FISHERIES COUNCIL 11 MAYBrussels Daily
Agriculture and Fisheries Council
The Council is expected to adopt a general approach on the conservation of fishery resources and the protection of marine ecosystems through technical measures. Technical measures are a broad set of rules which govern how, where and when fishermen may fish.
Under any other business, ministers will be informed on the MedFish4Ever declaration and the Ocean Conference to be held in New York from 5 to 9 June 2017. They will also have a look at the issue of control measures concerning African swine fever in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova and possible cooperation to stop the spread of the disease.