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Agriculture and Fisheries Council

Agriculture and Fisheries Council
Date: 21.01.2008
Venue: Brussels
Policy area: Agriculture and Fisheries
Type of event: Council of Ministers

The Council will be chaired by Mr Iztok Jarc, Slovenian Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Food.

The Council will meet at 11 a.m. The Presidency will present its work programme in the field of Agriculture and Fisheries. Then the Council will try to reach political agreement on the simplification of cross compliance provisions. The meeting will continue in the afternoon, with information from the Commission on the fisheries partnership agreement with Mauritania. At the end of the session, the Council will hold a policy debate on the “Health Check” of the Common Agricultural Policy.

Presidency Briefing

Audiovisual note

Public debate


Press Releases:

Agriculture Ministers reach a Political Agreement on Cross-Compliance.


Agenda of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council  138 KB.

Background Information:

Background information for the Agriculture and Fisheries Council  134 KB.

Council Conclusions:

Agriculture and Fisheries Council: Conclusions  244 KB.

Photo Archive:

Agriculture and Fisheries Council.

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Date: 29.02.2008