Committee on Fisheries (PECH)

The committee on Fisheries is responsible for:

  • 1. 
    the operation and development of the common fisheries policy and its management
  • 2. 
    the conservation of fishery resources, the management of fisheries and fleets exploiting such resources and marine and applied fisheries research
  • 3. 
    the common organisation of the market in fishery and aquaculture products and the processing and marketing thereof
  • 4. 
    structural policy in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors, including the financial instruments and funds for fisheries guidance to support these sectors
  • 5. 
    the integrated maritime policy as regards fishing activities
  • 6. 
    sustainable fisheries partnership agreements, regional fisheries organisations and the implementation of international obligations in the field of fisheries.