MIL-OSI Europe: Written question – The EU’s blue and green policies – E-001830/2022

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Source: European Parliament

Recreational fisheries have largely untapped potential in terms of sustainable tourism, nature education and mobilising people in the EU to carry out restoration and protection activities.

1. Does the Commission plan to include recreational fisheries in the sustainable blue economy strategy as a sector for development compatible with the European Green Deal objectives?

2. How has it taken the role of angling clubs and organisations and the support they should be given into consideration in the upcoming action plan to conserve fisheries resources and protect marine ecosystems?

3. How has it taken the role of angling clubs and organisations and the support they should be given into consideration in the roll‑out of the biodiversity strategy for 2030, and in particular when it comes to freshwater ecosystems?

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