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14 12, 2017

First 100% electric bus arrives in Madeira – thanks to Civitas DESTINATIONS

The Madeira Region is to introduce a 100% electric bus to its streets, thanks to the work of the innovative Civitas DESTINATIONS project.   A protocol was signed between the Madeira Regional Government and other regional [...]

9 12, 2017

CPMR Regions debate with European Parliament on Eurovignette revision

CPMR member regions have presented to the European Parliament their views on the European Commission’s proposal for revision of the Eurovignette Directive. As part of its new mobility package, the European Commission is proposing to [...]

4 10, 2017

CPMR prepares for future of Europe debates at 45th General Assembly

The CPMR’s member regions from across Europe will gather for its General Assembly in Helsinki, Finland from 18-20 October. The 45th CPMR General Assembly, involving region presidents, elected politicians, MEPS and European Commission officials, has [...]

3 10, 2017

CPMR regions to discuss ‘Eurovignette Directive’ concerns with European Parliament

The CPMR is concerned about a proposal for revision of the Eurovignette Directive that could potentially have a negative impact on peripheral regions. The European Commission published a proposal on 31 May for revision of the [...]

3 10, 2017

DESTINATIONS project joins major European forum to drive forward sustainable transport

The CIVITAS Destinations project – which includes the CPMR as the Communication & Dissemination partner -  has taken part in a major European forum aimed at driving forward the shift across Europe towards sustainable transport [...]

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 [...]