Story title Agriculture and Fisheries Council - January 2013
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The Agriculture and Fisheries Council takes place on 28 January 2013 in Brussels, under the presidency of Simon COVENEY, Irish Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Video title Roundtable (Agriculture)
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Extracts from the roundtable (agriculture) of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 28 January 2013, in Brussels.

Reference 98357 Video infos Mpg4 / PAL - 16:9 Duration 00:01:06 Type News package
Shooting date 28-01-2013 Country Belgium Town Brussels    

The Council is chaired by Simon COVE$EY, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine of Ireland. As regards fisheries issues, the Presidency presents its work programme and priorities to the Council. Ministers also hold an exchange of views on the common fisheries policy (CFP) reform “package” and an orientation debate on certain technical and control measures in the Skagerrak. The Council then is to be briefed on the state of play following the recent discussions on the EU/Norway fisheries arrangements.
Concerning agriculture, the Presidency presents its work programme and a roadmap for CAP reform and the Council will hold an exchange of views on these priorities and plans. Finally the ministers are briefed on group housing of sows, the European school fruit scheme, the trade agreements with Singapore and Canada, and the EFSA risk assessment of neonicotinoids with regard to bees. Over lunch, ministers have also a discussion on issues relating to fisheries multiannual management plans.

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Tonio BORG, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy

Keywords : Borg | agriculture Duration : 00:00:03


Stanisław KALEMBA, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Poland

Keywords : Kalemba Duration : 00:00:11


Stéphane LE FOLL, Minister of Food and Agriculture of France

Keywords : Le Foll Duration : 00:00:08


Miguel ARIAS CAÑETE, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment of Spain; Stéphane LE FOLL, Minister of Food and Agriculture of France

Keywords : Arias Canete Duration : 00:00:07


Magnus KINDBOM, State Secretary to the Minister for Rural Affairs of Sweden

Keywords : Kindbom Duration : 00:00:04


Mario CATANIA, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Affairs of Italy

Keywords : Catania Duration : 00:00:05


Owen PATERSON, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of the United kingdom

Keywords : Paterson Duration : 00:00:11


Dacian CIOLOS, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

Keywords : Ciolos Duration : 00:00:09


General view of the roundtable

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