Member States falling behind on Common Fisheries Policy implementation, new WWF report finds

Only one out of 46 CFP actions assessed by WWF was accomplished

Brussels - Member States have had five years to implement measures within the latest version of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), but are still lagging behind and likely to miss important 2020 deadlines on biodiversity conservation and sustainable fisheries management. This is the finding of a new report launched by WWF today, presenting European and Member State decision-makers with a comprehensive and evidence-based critique on the implementation of key Articles of the CFP.

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