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12 07, 2017

CPMR Intermediterranean Commission receives prestigious Mediterranean Award

The Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has been presented with a prestigious Mediterranean award for its work supporting cohesion and regional development in the Mediterranean. The world-renowned award, which is presented [...]

11 07, 2017

Atlantic Arc regions debate fisheries Discard Ban and Landing Obligations

The CPMR’s Atlantic Arc Commission’s (AAC) member regions have taken part in key debates concerning the EU Common Fisheries Policy’s (CFP) new Discard Ban and Landing Obligation measures. Regions involved in the AAC’s Fisheries and [...]

7 07, 2017

Mediterranean regions call for cohesion, cooperation & action on deepening migration crisis

During its General Assembly in Naples, the Intermediterranean Commission of the CPMR received the prestigious Mediterranean Award for Institutions from the Fondazione Mediterraneo.  *** Peripheral and maritime regions in the Mediterranean have outlined their key [...]

6 07, 2017

CPMR calls for EU financial mechanisms to alleviate Brexit’s impact on regions

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and its Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) have called on the EU27 to introduce new financial support mechanisms to alleviate the negative economic consequences of Brexit on Europe’s regions [...]

29 06, 2017

CPMR remains doubtful on EU Finance Paper’s proposals for reform of Cohesion policy

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has welcomed some of the proposals for reform outlined in the European Commission’s new Reflection Paper on the Future of EU Finances. However, it is concerned by plans [...]

27 06, 2017

CPMR regions call for modernised Cohesion policy at heart of EU objectives

Europe’s peripheral and maritime regions have adopted a policy position calling for a modernised post-2020 Cohesion policy that will overcome regional disparities, boost jobs and growth, and be at the heart of the EU’s strategy for [...]

26 06, 2017

Atlantic Arc ‘hub’ meetings agree initial plans for post 2020 agenda

A number of regions and representatives from the EU institutions attended the CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission’s (AAC) first ever hub meetings, where initial plans for the preparation of the post 2020 period were agreed. The [...]

22 06, 2017

CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission prepares for its General Assembly in Naples

The contribution of the Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) towards the ongoing debates on the future of the European Union, cohesion and the multilevel cooperation at Mediterranean level will be at the heart of upcoming discussions. The [...]

19 06, 2017

CPMR evidence shows clear need for territorial dimension in post-2020 Cohesion policy

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has today published extensive new evidence showing the need for a strong territorial dimension for post-2020 Cohesion Policy.  The evidence includes analysis of the territorial dimension of the [...]

19 06, 2017

Mediterranean Regions and municipalities go a step further in energy efficiency in public buildings

SHERPA partners - including the CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) - met in Rome, Italy, on 14-15 to discuss the project’s progress and future steps, and to officially launch SHERPA’s Associated Partners Forum (APF). The meeting [...]