We would like to express our great sadness and solidarity with the relatives and friends of everyone affected by this brutal act and extend it to the people of United Kingdom.
EFCA mourns today the victims of the forest fires that occurred in Portugal and would like to express its great sadness and solidarity with the Portuguese people. Our thoughts go out to the families and friends of all those affected by these tragic events.
Last week (23-26/05/2017), representatives from 20 European countries with sea borders joined Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, along with officials from the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA), and the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) in Portugal to move forward with the cooperation on European coast guard functions.
This week (16-18 May 2017), Frontex held operational activities with EMSA and EFCA in the Black Sea, with the aim of supporting national authorities with coast guard functions.
This week EFCA is conducting a 'training for trainers' session on Fisheries control and inspection for GFCM countries. 13 trainers from Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria are participating in the training session.
EFCA celebrated Europe Day in an event held in its offices in Vigo on Wednesday, 10 May 2017. Representatives of civil society organisations, the fisheries sector, scientists, as well as national, regional and local authorities, joined the agency’s staff on this occasion.
EFCA has activated its BCP protocol in an exercise today.