Official Journal of the European Union

C 288/129

Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down management, conservation and control measures applicable in the Convention Area of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO)’

(COM(2017) 128 final – 2017/0056 COD)

(2017/C 288/18)


European Parliament, 03/04/2017

Council of the European Union, 10/04/2017

Legal basis

Article 43(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

Section responsible

Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment

Adopted at plenary


Plenary session No


Outcome of vote



Since the Committee endorses the content of the proposal and feels that it requires no comment on its part, it decided, at its 526th plenary session of 31 May and 1 June 2017 (meeting of 31 May 2017), by 181 votes to none with 1 abstention, to issue an opinion endorsing the proposed text.

Brussels, 31 May 2017.

The President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Georges DASSIS