The proposal for reform of the Common Fisheries Policy was published in July 2011. It aims to provide EU citizens with a stable, secure and healthy food supply for the long term.
Commissioner Damanaki presented a clear timeframe to stop overfishing: all fish stocks will have to be brought to the MSY level (Maximum Sustainable Yield) by 2015.
In the coming days, we will put on line some audio and video recordings of the hearing.
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