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Maritime affairs and fisheries

What the Commission is doing


  • Protect the maritime environment while maintaining Europe's competitiveness
  • Implement the new common fisheries policy
  • Use the potential of Europe's seas to create sustainable jobs that preserve natural resources
  • Establish rules for the management and governance of the world's oceans together with global partners

Key initiatives

Sustainable oceans

How the EU contributes to the healthy and productive management of the world's oceans.

Blue economy

The blue economy contributes to the European Green Deal and the transformation to a carbon-neutral, circular and biodiverse economy.