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SUMARiS Final Event – Towards Sustainable Management of Skates and Rays

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At the SUMARiS final event, the participants will discuss management options for skate and ray fisheries in the Channel and the North Sea.

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The event will take place online, on Wednesday 30 September 2020, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CEST). Registration is open.

The conference is organised in the framework of the SUMARiS project supported by the Interreg 2 Seas programme co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.

The conference will bring together European and national fishermen, fish market staff, producer organisations, researchers, policy makers, local authorities and NGO's.

Together they will examine future challenges and opportunities, discuss management options for skate and ray fisheries in the Channel and the North Sea and put forth joint recommendations. The participants will also have the opportunity to analyse the results of the SUMARiS project and present similar European initiatives.

The conference aims to stimulate the debate on a cross-border subject, to develop new cross-sector partnerships and to adopt a shared vision for the fishery management.

For three years, fishermen, producer organisations and scientists have worked jointly in the framework of the SUMARiS project and collected field knowledge and scientific evidence in order to implement a species specific cross-border management strategy for ray and skate fisheries in the two seas area.The outcomes of the conference will support the Common Fisheries Policy of the European Union and Sustainable Development Goals..

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A detailed programme of the event will be published soon.

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The conference will be in English and translation in French will be provided.

For any question about the conference programme or information about the conference venue please send an e-mail to: sc.rotzetter@fromnord.fr.This project has received funding from the Interreg 2 Seas programme 2014-2020 co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund under subsidy contract No 2S03-024.

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