Institute of

Sea Fisheries

Expert meeting on EU Fisheries Data Collection


STECF experts meet in Hamburg to support the European Commission in reaching the next round of the EU Data Collection Framework (DCF)

(© Europäische Kommission)

From 7 to 11 March 2016, about 30 experts of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) meet at the Thünen Institute in Hamburg to support the European Commission in relation to the revision of the Fisheries Data Collection Framework (DCF) with scientific advice.

The Terms of Reference include the following topics:

  • Comments on a revised EU Multi-annual Programme (EU MAP) for Data Collection
  • Preparation of National Workplans for Data Collection

The detailed Terms of Reference are available here.

Further information on the Data Collection Framework is provided on the German DCF portal and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) website.

If you have questions regarding this meeting, feel free to contact Dr. Christoph Stransky, Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries.