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New report: The Baltic Sea – a model for regional fisheries management

The Commission proposal for a reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) includes measures as regards regionalization, however without explicitly encouraging member states to cooperate in a region. Axel Wenblad, former Director General of the Swedish Board of Fisheries, has in the report "The Baltic Sea - a model for Regional Fisheries Management" developed a model for how to implement a regional management of fisheries in the Baltic region.

One advantage of the regional model is for example a more active engagement between the member states which can increase the efficiency of the implementation of the EU's Common Fisheries Policy. A prerequisite for the success is that member states share the same goals and ambitions.

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