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Guest blog post by Eszter Hidas, WWF European Policy Office. It is not surprising that the world’s largest Seafood Expo takes place in Europe every year – indeed, this reflects the fact that the EU is the world’s number 1 destination for seafood exports. With this position of course comes great responsibility, and the Expo,… » read more

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Guest blog post by Dr. Monica Verbeek, Director of Seas At Risk. Almost ten months ago, “final negotiations” for a Baltic Multi-Annual fisheries Plan had started. They still haven’t ended. Why? Negotiators have hit an impasse caused by the Council, which seems unwilling to implement the objectives of a recently agreed reform in EU fisheries.… » read more

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Guest Blog post by EurActiv’s Development Policy Section’s Editors The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – global targets for international development – will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) when they expire at the end of 2015. In EurActiv’s recent Reader Survey focused on our multi-language EU Development Policy content (and subsequently via EurActiv’s Development Policy-focused… » read more

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Guest contribution by Molly Walsh, climate and energy campaigner at Friends of the Earth Europe. A public consultation on state support for renewable energies closes today. The proposed guidelines Commissioner Almunia’s DG Competition are consulting on have caused consternation in the renewable sector and particularly among citizens and communities involved in running smaller renewables projects.… » read more

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