How do they work : Guidelines on the Functioning of the Focus Group

Focus Groups are constituted within a Working Group to facilitate discussions and the preparation of a first document. The ideal number of participants should be between 5 and 10 persons, on the basis of knowledge of the issue to be discussed and fair representation.

You can find below further information on the existing Focus Groups:

Focus Group on Marketing Standards (WG1)
Terms of Reference (April 2020)

Chair:
Pim Visser
Members:
OPESCAYA
EAPO
Europêche
DPPO
EMPA
ANFACO-CECOPESCA
AIPCE
CONXEMAR
ANCIT
Visfederatie
MSC
WWF

Focus Group on Level Playing Field (WG2) (INACTIVE)

Chair:
Pierre Commére
Members:
CFFA
Europêche
WWF
AIPCE
Visfederatie
ANFACO-CECOPESCA
OPPC3
FEAP
EAPO

Seafish (observer Member State)

Focus Group on Consumer Information (WG3) (INACTIVE)

Chair:
Georg Werner
Members:
Europêche
EAPO
FEAP
FEDEPESCA
Bundesverband der deutschen Fischindustrie und des Fischgrosshandels e.V.
EuroCommerce
ETF
MSC
Oceana
Danish Society for a Living Sea
WWF