Press release
17 December 2019
Brussels

European Citizens’ Initiative: Commission registers ‘Stop Finning – Stop the trade’ initiative

Today, the European Commission decided to register a European Citizens’ Initiative entitled ‘Stop Finning – Stop the Trade’ related to sharks and rays. The aim of the Initiative is to ‘end the trade of fins in the EU including the import, export and transit of fins other than if naturally attached to the animal’s body.’

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_19_6783

pdf: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/api/files/document/print/en/ip_19_6783/IP_19_6783_EN.pdf