CATCH database

30 Oct
2020

Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing endangers fish populations, damages marine habitats, contributes to unfair competition between fishers and can threaten the food security of coastal communities. IUU fishing is therefore a major cause of social, economic and environmental damage, and contributes to losses of billions of euros, according to estimates. While the EU has […]

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18 Sep
2020

The EU IUU Coalition and ClientEarth are organising a webinar to hear first-hand from the European Commission about the characteristics and recent developments of the EU CATCH system, the first EU-wide tool for the electronic processing of catch certificates, created to support the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. IUU fishing continues to be […]

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