SFPA Strategy Statement 2018 - 2020

The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) is preparing its Strategy Statement for 2018 – 2020 and would like your input. 

Our new Strategy will be prepared having regard to the internal and external environment in which we operate, our ability to adapt to changing circumstances, and the need to further the progress achieved under our existing Strategy Statement 2017

The SFPAs objective is to regulate a seafood industry built on compliance, partnering with us toward the successful realisation for the vision for the shared marine resources thereby delivering an innovative and sustainable seafood sector operating to the highest standards.  

We would be grateful to receive your views and suggestions as to how we can further this commitment into the future. 

Please note that submissions may be the subject of requests for information under the Freedom of Information Acts.

Your comments should be submitted by email to by Friday, June 9th 2017.

Public Consultation on the implementation of the UNECE Aarhus Convention in Ireland

The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government (DECLG) invites comments from interested parties on the implementation in Ireland of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (known as the Aarhus Convention) in Ireland.

The Department has accordingly requested that State Agencies such as the SFPA  promote this public consultation through our organisation’s website.

The public consultation is now open and further information can be found the on DECLG websites at


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