This week EFCA is conducting a 'training for trainers' session on Fisheries control and inspection for GFCM countries. 13 trainers from Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria are participating in the training session.
EFCA celebrated Europe Day in an event held in its offices in Vigo on Wednesday, 10 May 2017. Representatives of civil society organisations, the fisheries sector, scientists, as well as national, regional and local authorities, joined the agency’s staff on this occasion.
EFCA has activated its BCP protocol in an exercise today.
EFCA participated in this year’s Seafood Expo held in Brussels on 25-27 April 2017, sharing a stand with DG MARE (Directorate General Maritime Affairs and Fisheries).
The European Fisheries Control Agency staff stands in solidarity with the people of Sweden, especially with those who have been affected by this terror.
Today at midday, staff at EFCA will observe a minute's silence to remember those who lost their lives in the attack.
During its meeting of 05 April 2017, the EFCA Administrative Board re-elected its Chair, Mr Reinhard Priebe and its Deputy Chair Ms Andreina Fennech Farrugia for a second mandate and adopted the annual report for 2016, which comprised all the activities undertaken by the EFCA during the last year.
On Thursday 6 April 2017, EFCA hosted the third in a series of workshops organised by the European Coast Guard Function Forum (ECGFF), focused on the subject of Fisheries Control.
EFCA is participating in the ministerial conference on the future of the Mediterranean fisheries taking place in Malta on 29 and 30 March 2017 under the Chairmanship of European Commissioner Karmenu Vella in charge of Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.
Declaration of the Leaders of 27 Member States and of the European Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission
The Rome Declaration