FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Cooperation by Member State

  • Cooperation in fisheries areas

    31/03/2017
    European Union
    The Member State factsheets below explain how FLAG cooperation, as foreseen under EMFF Articles 62 and 64, is being implemented around Europe. The information includes any thematic focus foreseen at national level; budget details, when available; and any specific cooperation procedures and rules established by the national and/or regional authorities.
  • IT - Cooperation in Italy

    30/03/2017
    As a multi-regional Member State, FLAG cooperation in Italy is encouraged as a way of sharing new ideas and innovations between regions. Italy takes a flexible approach towards cooperation, allowing FLAGs to benefit from the full range of provisions that the EMFF foresees, including exchanges where these can bring new knowledge that can be valuable to its fisheries sector.
  • CY - Cooperation in Cyprus

    27/03/2017
    Cyprus
    Cooperation is strongly encouraged in Cyprus, both at the inter-territorial and the transnational level. The call for FLAG strategies included a specific section for cooperation plans and all three Cypriot FLAGs, therefore, received provisional approval of their cooperation proposals when selected.
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    LV - FLAG Cooperation in Latvia

    27/03/2017
    Latvia
    Latvia’s Operational Programme highlights the role of FLAG cooperation in promoting the exchange of experience at a national and international level as a way of helping solve issues that are fundamental for local communities in fisheries areas.
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    UK - FLAG Cooperation in the UK

    02/02/2017
    United Kingdom
    Cooperation is organized differently in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales - at Regional level in Scotland and England, while Wales and Northern Ireland leave cooperation up to the FLAGs to organize. The programme authorities are keen that cooperation projects come from the bottom up so, along with the fact that there is little experience in FLAG cooperation in the UK, they foresee that any cooperation projects are likely to emerge later in the programming period.
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    SI - FLAG Cooperation in Slovenia

    02/02/2017
    Slovenia
    FLAG cooperation in Slovenia is mandatory and all FLAGs had to foresee it in their strategies. In the period 2007-2013 there was only one FLAG in Slovenia, covering the coastal area, but in 2014-2020 there are also three new FLAGs in inland areas.
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    PL - FLAG Cooperation in Poland

    02/02/2017
    Poland
    Cooperation activities are not mandatory in the Polish EMFF programme, but FLAGs are encouraged to undertake them. Cooperation is considered as a good way to facilitate learning by FLAGs and to contribute to achieving their strategic objectives, which strongly prioritise job creation, both within and outside the fisheries sector. In the previous period many Polish FLAGs already proved eager to learn from FLAGs in other Member States and to share their experience with them.
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    SE - FLAG Cooperation in Sweden

    02/02/2017
    Sweden
    The 2003-2013 period in Sweden saw a number of exchange visits with FLAGs from other Member States, including exchanges that led to projects to introduce new approaches to other countries. In 2014-2020, FLAG cooperation is not mandatory in Sweden, but FLAGs had to indicate in their strategies how much funding they planned to allocate to it.
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    IE - FLAG Cooperation in Ireland

    02/02/2017
    Ireland
    The first cooperation initiatives in Ireland are expected to emerge in 2017 following a national call for cooperation projects, which the Managing Authority (MA) plans to launch mid-2017. Although cooperation was not a strong element of the 2007-2013 Axis 4 programme in Ireland, the MA hopes that the call in the current programming period will result in at least one cooperation project per FLAG.
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    GR - FLAG Cooperation in Greece

    02/02/2017
    Greece
    Cooperation is strongly encouraged in Greece and the proposal of at least one (inter-territorial or transnational) cooperation project was a compulsory element of the application process for candidate FLAGs to receive EMFF funding. Some of the themes emerging most strongly from the Greek local development strategies include cooperation around tourism, thematic trails (e.g. around gastronomy, archaeology…) and diving parks.