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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

7 06, 2017

Eurovignette Directive Review: DG Move presents proposal to CPMR’s Transport Group

The European Commission has updated the CPMR’s member regions on the first part of the EU’s new mobility package, designed to modernise European mobility and transport. Peter Szatmari, Policy Officer at the European Commission’s Directorate-General [...]

23 05, 2017

‘We are MED’ – Interreg MED Global Community launches

The CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) took part in the “We are MED” event, organised by the Interreg MED Programme, in Alicante, Spain, on 17-18 May. The event gathered more than a hundred participants representing the [...]

10 05, 2017

CPMR calls for Europe built on territorial cohesion, solidarity & regional co-operation

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) is calling for a positive vision for a reformed Europe built on: strengthened territorial, social and economic cohesion; reinforced co-operation and partnership; and a Europe based on shared [...]

24 04, 2017

CPMR signs ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ with Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

The CPMR has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC). This very positive step will mean the two organisations can work closely together to boost prosperity [...]

14 04, 2017

Brittany and Wales discuss Brexit’s impact on maritime field

A conference on the impact of Brexit was organised in Brest on 2 March by the Brittany region and the “Maison de l’Europe” of Brest. Desmond Clifford, head of cabinet of the Welsh Prime Minister, [...]