On the occasion of the AAC's General Assembly and the foreseen adoption of the European Parliament Initiative Report on striving for a sustainable and competitive EU aquaculture, MEP Clara Aguilera sent a supporting video of the work done within the AAC.

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The annual General Assembly (GA) of the Aquaculture Advisory Council (AAC) took place on Wednesday 14 September 2022. At this occasion, its members chose Mr. Brian Thomsen as Chair for the next three years to come. Mr. Thomsen has represented the Danish Aquaculture Organisation in the AAC since the creation of this European Union consultative body on aquaculture matters. Since 2017, he has assumed the Vice-Chairmanship of the AAC Horizontal Affairs Working Group and its Chairmanship since 2019. This Working Group has been issuing several important recommendations affecting all types of aquaculture activities[1].

The Aquaculture Advisory Council (AAC) organised an online Seminar on 07 July 2022 on the new European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF) with DG MARE’s expert Vincent Guerre.

The Aquaculture Advisory Council Working Group on Finfish Matters seeks an external consultant to use knowledge of the behaviour and ethology of farmed fish to improve fish welfare and production. This study will serve as a basis to provide advice to the European Commission, to the Member States and to European aquaculture stakeholders.

Discover our activities around fish welfare

On March 17, the AAC’s new member Aquatic Life Institute (ALI) organised an online roundtable on the need for European regulations pertaining to farmed fish welfare in the context of their General Assembly. 

Brussels, 23 March 2022 –The Aquaculture Advisory Council (AAC) has had fruitful and intense last few months preparing recommendation to the European Commission and the EU Member States on several matters concerning EU aquaculture. Since the end of December 2021, the AAC has published ten new recommendations to the European Commission, on various subjects.

The Aquaculture Advisory Council (AAC) organised a webinar on March 11, 2022 in the presence of Dr Rasmus Nielsen, Chairman of the Economic Working Group for Aquaculture under the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF).

On the occasion of the AAC's General Assembly and the publication of the Strategic guidelines for a more sustainable and competitive EU aquaculture, MEP Clara Aguilera sent a supporting video of the work done within the AAC.

 

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On the occasion of the 2021 AAC's General Assembly and the publication of the Strategic guidelines for a more sustainable and competitive EU aquaculture, DG MARE's Director-General, Ms Charlina VITCHEVA, sent a video on the challenges to come and supporting the work done within the AAC.

 

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On the 24th September 2020, the Aquaculture Advisory Council (AAC) has received an official reply from the European Commission’s Directorate for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE)’s Director General, Mrs. Charlina Vitcheva, to its Recommendation on the revaluation of the risk assessment of parasites in farmed fish products.