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Minister Meets with Environmental Justice Foundation to Combat Ill

Lucy Towers
18 January 2013, at 12:00am

SPAIN - The Secretary General of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Carlos Dominguez, has met with the Director of the Environmental Justice Foundation, Juliette Williams, to analyse the control measures carried out in Spain to combat illegal and unreported fishing (IUU).

The meeting has also discussed the implementation of the current EU regulation to combat illegal fishing, and has established a schedule of joint actions to be undertaken during 2013.

These actions are intended to provide maximum transparency in the fishing activities of third country fleets in international waters and coastal countries and to prevent corruption, ensuring the protection of fishery resources.