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Dec 18, 2018 |
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Meeting of the Working Group "Fishing Opportunities in Marine Protected Areas"

On 21.11.2018. was held at Golden Tulip Hotel Varna, the meeting of the Working Group "Fishing Opportunities in Marine Protected Areas" dedicated to the management of marine litter.

The meeting was attended by DG Mares Stulgis and Alena Petrikovikova,, representatives of the DG Mare, who presented the EU Perspective on marine waste coming from fishing gear.

The representatives of the working group discussed the possibilities of operationalization and efficiency of the Romanian and Bulgarian funds allocated to the collection of marine litter. Following this meeting, a series of recommendations will be made, both to the European Commission and to the Bulgarian and Romanian authorities.