EAFE discussion forum on CMO reform European Parliament


9.00 – 9.15
Introductions by Struan Stevenson MEP and Hazel Curtis, EAFE President

9.15 – 10.30
POs and cooperatives

    • Dr Bertrand le Gallic, AMURE, University of Brest
      « Role of POs & co-operatives » —> PDF* (*Power point presentation)


    • Mr Jim Portus, UK Assoc Fish Producer Organisations
      « The Future Role of Producer Organisations – CFP & CMO Reforms 2012 »—> PDF*


  • Sr Xoán López Álvarez, Federación Galega de Confrarías de Pescadores

10.30 – 11.30

Marketing issues, imports/local, marine/ fresh water fish

    • Prof Frank Asche, University of Stavanger
      « A welfare perspective on the Common Market Organisation (CMO) revision »
      —> PDF


    • Prof Jimmy Young, University of Stirling
      « Some marketing perspectives on the proposal for the common organisation of the markets in fishery and aquaculture products » —> PDF*


  • Dr Max Nielsen, University of Copenhagen
    « A welfare perspective on the Common Market Organisation (CMO) revision »
    —> PDF*

11.30 – 12.00
General discussion

Attending from EAFE bureau

  • Ms Hazel Curtis, President
  • Dr Bertrand le Gallic, Vice‐President
  • Dr Erik Lindebo, Auditor

Observers attending

  • Brian O’Riordan, The Secretary, International Collective in Support of Fishworkers, Belgium Office
  • Fiona Wright, Legislation Team, Sea Fish Industry Authority, UK
  • TBC, European Commission