GC group2020The 19th session of the EUROFISH Governing Council was held on 6 and 7 February 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This annual meeting brought together a record number of representatives from the organisation’s member countries (Albania, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, and Turkey), observer countries, and institutions like the FAO, Baltic Sea Advisory Council, GFCM, and the Nordic Council of Ministers to review the activities conducted by the organisation in 2019 and to approve the work programme proposed for 2020. The event was chaired by Romania and gave presentations on recent trade agreements and market access by Marcio Castro de Souza, an FAO expert; on the implementation of a traceability system in Latvia by Normunds Riekstins of the Latvian Ministry of Agriculture, and on Croatian experiences with the digitalisation of systems for fisheries control and traceability, presented by Mirta Novak of the Croatian Ministry of Agriculture.

The external presentations are available here: gc.eurofish.dk