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Defence and protection of small-scale, artisanal and coastal fishing 07/09/2016

Event date: 07 Sep 16 - 08 Sep 16

September 7th 15:00-18:30

Defence and protection of small-scale, artisanal and coastal fishing 07/09/2016

Date

07 Sep 16 - 08 Sep 16

Time

15:00 — 12:30

Defence and protection of small-scale, artisanal and coastal fishing
Room 1G2, European Parliament, Brussels,
September 7th and 8th, 2016

Agenda

Interpretation available in FR, DE, IT, NL, EN, DA, EL, ES, PT, FI, SV, CS

September 7th 15:00-18:30

15:00-15:15 Opening by Gabrielle Zimmer, president of GUE/NGL and João Ferreira, MEP of Portuguese Communist Party (GUE/NGL)
 
15:15-16:00 The impacts of the international fisheries partnership agreements of the EU in small-scale fishing
  Moderator: João Ferreira, MEP of Portuguese Communist Party (GUE/NGL)
• Antonia Adama Djalo. Vice President of African Confederation of Artisanal Fisheries Professional Organizations (CAOPA), Guiné-Bissau.
• Patrick Fortuno. Fisher Apostolate of the Sea, Republic of Mauritius.
• Pavel Klinckhamers. International Project Leader West African Oceans, Greenpeace Netherlands.

16:00-16:45 Questions and answers

16:45-17:00 Coffee break

17:00-17:45 Consequences of the Common Fisheries Policy in coastal communities
Moderator: Lídia Senra, MEP of Galician Left Alternative in Europe (GUE/NGL) and Liadh Ní Riada, MEP of Sinn Féin (GUE/NGL)
• Javier Castro. Executive of the Association of Fishermen of Ferrol and inshore shipowner, Galiza.
• John O´Brien, Irish Islands Marine Resources Organisation and from film ´A Turning Tide in the Life of Man / I mBéal na Stoirme´.
• Frederico Pereira. Member of Federation of Fishing Sector Trade Union Secretariat and Bureau, Portugal.

17:45 18:30 Questions and answers

 

September 8th 09:00-12:30

 

09:00-09:45 The role of women in fisheries
Moderator: Lídia Senra, MEP of Galician Left Alternative in Europe (GUE/NGL) and Liadh Ní Riada, MEP of Sinn Féin (GUE/NGL)
• Ángela García Torres, president of the shellfishermen grouping of the Association of Fishermen of San Telmo (Pontevedra), Galiza.
• Lia Ní hAodha. Researcher, Manchester Metropolitan University.

09:45-10:30 Questions and answers

10:30-10:45 Coffee break

10:45-11:30 Workers rights and safety at sea
Moderator: Lídia Senra, MEP of Galician Left Alternative in Europe (GUE/NGL) and Liadh Ní Riada, MEP of Sinn Féin (GUE/NGL)
• Martin Ferris TD, Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Fisheries and the Marine, Ireland.
•  João Almeida. Coordinator of the Trade Union of Northern Fishing Workers and coordinator of Aveiro Unions and its Executive Committee, Portugal.

11:30-12:15 Questions and answers

12:15-12:30 Closing remarks by Lídia Senra, MEP of Galician Left Alternative in Europe (GUE/NGL) and Liadh Ní Riada, MEP of Sinn Féin (GUE/NGL)

 

For further information please contact: lidia.senra@europarl.europa.eu

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