Newsletter - 27-28 April 2016 - Brussels plenary session
- EU fisheries’ budget must meet the needs of the sector
- Better promotion and sustainable development of aquaculture
- More focus on specific needs of small-scale coastal fishing and outermost regions
This year promises to be another crucial one. The European Parliament will not only be dealing with reforms to help kick-start the economy, but also negotiate with the member states the EU's long-term budget, which will determine what direction it will take until 2020 as well as decide on various legislative proposals that will make a difference to the everyday life of Europeans: from improving passenger rights, to CO2 limits for cars and genetically modified food.
The EPP Group today recalled that the new agreement between the EU and Cuba on the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement should contribute to the improvement of the situation and respect for human rights and must lead to a democratic transition in this country.