European Commission MEMO Brussels, 6 March 2014 Q: Why is the Commission and the High Representative proposing only elements for a strategy? A: One of the objectives of this process is to ensure that the Member States are fully involved in the development of this strategy. …read more
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 20 February 2014 What is coastal and maritime tourism? Coastal tourism includes beach-based tourism and recreation activities (e.g. swimming, surfing, etc.), and other recreation activities in coastal areas (e.g. aquariums). Maritime tourism covers water-based activities (e.g. …read more
European Press release Brussels, 20 February 2014 Commission The European Commission today presented a new strategy to support coastal and maritime tourism in Europe. Recognising the sector’s potential for sustainable growth and job creation, the strategy outlines 14 EU actions to help coastal regions and businesses tackle the challenges they… …read more
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 14 February 2014 The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting of February 2014 will take place in Brussels on 17th February 2014. The Commission will be represented by Commissioner for Health Commissioner Tonio Borg and Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş. …read more
New legislation to tackle outbreaks of animal diseases, such as African swine fever, more effectively, restrict the introduction of dangerous new pests and enable the EU to act quickly but responsibly in emergencies was adopted by the agriculture committee in two separate votes on Tuesday.
Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development