EU Agriculture/Fisheries Talks Planned

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
19 October 2011, at 1:00am

EU - The Agriculture and Fisheries Council will meet in Luxemburg on 20 and 21 October to discuss

The meeting is being held under the presidency of Mr Marek Sawicki, Polish Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki, Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Dacian Ciolos, and Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner John Dali will represent the Commission.

The Council will start with a "tour de table" on the CAP reform package. Fisheries points will be dealt with on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning.

Press conferences are scheduled for Thursday evening and at the end of the meeting.

The points on the agenda are:


CAP reform package

Food for the most deprived persons


2012 fishing opportunities for the Baltic Sea

EU/Norway: annual consultations for 2012 exchange of views