Category Archives: European Union

DG-MARE provide 6 new ex ante evaluations of EU access agreements

Following the request for documents held by DG-MARE last year on EU fisheries access agreements, ClientEarth and TransparentSea made a follow-up application. This time we  narrowed the request to 6 evaluations to make life easier for DG-MARE and preempt their … Continue reading

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European Commission grants access to confidential files

Efforts to gain access to previously confidential files held by the European Commission seem to have been successful. Transparentsea and 25 other organisations petitioned the European Commission for access to all ex ante and post ante evaluations of EU fisheries … Continue reading

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Going forward with the request for access to documents on EU fisheries agreements

In March this year TransparentSea sent a letter to the European Commission Directorate General of Maritime Affairs (DG-MARE) for access to all of the ex ante and post ante evaluations of fisheries agreements held with developing countries. The letter was … Continue reading

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20 organisations sign letter to DG-MARE requesting access to information on EU fisheries agreements

On Friday 11th of March a letter was sent by TransparentSea to the European Commission requesting access to ex-ante and ex-post evaluations of all EU fisheries access agreements. 20 organisations signed this letter, which was addressed to the Head of … Continue reading

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Seminar report: Transparency and the reform of the EU CFP

On the 26th of February TransparentSea and the Coalition for Fair Fisheries Arrangements hosted a seminar at the European Parliament. The seminar brought a diverse group of people together to discuss access to information in fisheries and to consider how … Continue reading

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