EU, Mauritius extend fisheries agreement through 2026

Princes employees in Mauritius.

The European Union and Mauritius signed a new protocol in early September 2022 extending their 2014 Fisheries Partnership Agreement, opening up fishing opportunities for fishing vessels from France, Spain, Portugal, and Italy through 2026.

“The new protocol will enable them [E.U. and Mauritius] to work more closely on promoting a sustainable fisheries policy, in line with the objective of conserving marine biological resources recognized in E.U. law, a sound exploitation of fishery resources in Mauritian waters, and Mauritius’ efforts to develop its sustainable ocean economy, in the interests of both parties,” the E.U. said in a 16 September statement.

Under the agreement ... 

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