The European Parliament will host a conference titled 'Marine Protected Areas and recreational fisheries: Sustainable management and benefits' on 9 October 2017. The conference will cover a wide range of topics, some which include 'Marine Protected Areas in the EU', 'Capacity shortfalls and performance of Marine Protected Areas' and 'The social and community benefits of angling'. The event will be led by MEP Ricardo Serrão Santos. Lunch will be served at the event, which will run for a total of two hours from 12:30 - 14:30. For more information, please contact the event organiser.