The 701-hectare protected geothermal reservation surrounding MAGP
alone is home to 39 species of mammals and 165 species of birds, including the Philippine eagle.
(88) Dubbed the "Manga Anime Guardians Project" ("MAGP
"), METI gathered prominent anime and manga industry professionals together to work together to combat copyright infringement.
Annulment of Commission Decision 2003/245/EC of 4 April 2003 on the requests received by the Commission to increase MAGP
IV objectives to take into account improvements in safety, navigation at sea, hygiene, product quality and working conditions for vessels of more than 12 m in length overall (notified under document number C(2003) 1113) (OJ 2003 L 90, p.
The European Union's Council of Ministers has adopted changes to its fleet-cutting plan, the fourth Multi-Annual Guidance Programme (MAGP
IV), to take account of improvements made to various national fleets.
The Community policy under attack here is the Multi-Annual Guidance Programmes (MAGP
) where Member States map the development of their fleets for a four- or five-year period.
Ministers at the EU's General Affairs Council in Brussels on January 28 amended the April 1997 Decision (97/413/EC) on the fourth Multi-Annual Guidance Programme (MAGP
IV), which was supposed to apply from the beginning of 1997 until the end of 2001.
During the December 17 Fisheries Council, the Presidency sought to avoid sidelining France by urging the Commission to restrict the scope and timetable for extending the fourth generation multi-annual guidance programme (MAGP
This group, led by France, included Spain, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal held out strongly against the proposed TACs and the Commission proposals on reform of MAGP
. Together they held the balance of power throughout the night against the likes of Germany and the UK who supported the Commission.
To soothe the acceptance of the proposals increased financial aid will be made available for the decommissioning of vessels under the Financial Instrument for Fisheries Guidance (FIFG) scheme.A further item on the agenda will be the continued debate about the future of the Multi-Annual Guidance Programme (MAGP
This reflects the failure of the =EU's Fourth Multi-Annual Guidance Programme (MAGP
IV) which tried to =tackle over capacity in the fleet during the period 1997 to 2001.
After substantial opposition from some Member States there was no agreement on extending the MAGP
under the Commission's conditions until the end of 2002.
The need for change was highlighted by the mid-term review of the fourth Multi-Annual Guidance Programme or MAGP
IV (one of the instruments aiming to ensure the fishing industry is viable in the long term), which indicated that the Programme had only had a very marginal impact to-date on cutting excess capacity.--Agriculture and Fisheries Commissioner Franz Fischler indicated that the targets outlined in the MAGP
are not sufficiently ambitious and that further structural measures, in addition to the TACs, are needed to reduce over-capacity.