The Committee for European Integration and the National Convention on the European Union were held a meeting about the Negotiating Position for Chapter 13 – Fisheries at the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, on November 3rd
The meeting was attended by Tanja Miščević – Head of the Negotiating Team, Danilo Golubović – member of the Negotiating Team, representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management as members of the Negotiating Group for Chapters 11, 12 and 13 and the representative of the NCEU, Ivan Knežević, coordinator of the NCEU Working Group for Negotiation chapters 11, 12 and 13.
The meeting featured the content of the Negotiating Position as well as the planned activities under Chapter 13. Ivan Knežević stressed the importance of this Chapter and raised the issue of establishing a legal framework, building administrative capacity for the use of European funds in the area of fisheries and support to local fishing action groups in the EU model.
The conclusion is that Serbia has a great potential for future fisheries development, which can be achieved through the EU negotiation process.
This meeting is a continuation of regular cooperation between the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia and the National Convention on the European Union.