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Event Workshop on Conservation and Management of Sharks at International level

The aim of this workshop is to analyse the current situation of the conservation and management of sharks. To that end, will be attended by scientists specialized in sharks, representatives from the fishing industry and NGOs, as well as members of the Council, the European Parliament, the Commission and FAO. Afterwards, there will be an open debate among all the audience and the speakers.

The workshop will finalized with a cocktail where it will be possible to taste some shark´s products together with an Spanish wine.

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Period 26/06/2018
Event location The Spanish Permanent Representation to the EU 52 Boulevard du Regent, 1000 Brussels
Host Spanish Permanent Representation to the EU
Contact person Carlos Aldereguia

16:00-16:10. Welcome and opening.
Juan Arístegui Laborde, Ambassador Deputy Permanent Representative
16:10-16:30. FAO IPOA and MoU with CITES
Monica Barone, FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
16:30-16:50. European Commission perspective
Anders Jessen, HoU B2, DG MARE (TBC)
Stefan Leiner, HoU D2, DG ENVI (TBC)
16:50-17:00. Spanish management of shark’s fisheries
Isabel Artime, Spanish General Director for Fisheries Resources
17:00-17:20. Science: State of play
Eduardo Balguerías, General Director, Spanish Oceanographic Institute (IEO)
17:20-17:40. NGOs perspective
Raúl García, Fisheries Coordinator at WWF-Spain
17:40-18:00. Fishing sector
Javier Garat Pérez, Secretary General of the Spanish Fishing Confederation and President of EUROPECHE
18:00-18:30. Debate (Questions from the floor): Conclusions and closure
18:30. Cocktail. Degustation of shark’s products.

RSVP by Monday 25th June, send an email to

We look forward to seeing you there!

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