This was defended in the high-level meeting in Brussels last week, organised by the EU Commissioner of Fisheries Maria Damanaki.
The meeting analysed the current situation, challenges and the future role to be played by RFMOs to ensure responsible management of straddling fish stocks and highly migratory species.
Carlos Dominguez stated in this forum, the Spanish experience in deep-water fisheries and, in particular, the fight against illegal fishing.
The meeting was also attended by the Director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the US, Jane Lubchenco, President of EP Fisheries Committee, Gabriel Mato, the Commission thereof MEP Carmen Fraga (Popular Party) and representatives of fisheries administrations of China and New Zealand.
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