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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 [...]

28 03, 2017

CPMR calls for regions to be represented in Brexit negotiations

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has called on the EU and the UK government to ensure that the interests of regions are taken into account during the Brexit negotiations. As the UK government [...]

14 02, 2017

CPMR joins PLATFORMA discussion on Eastern Partnership

The CPMR took part in PLATFORMA’s Eastern Neighbourhood Coordination Seminar, held in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 15-16 December, 2016. The seminar, organised as part of the PLATFORMA Eastern Neighbourhood Programme run in Georgia, the Republic of [...]

10 02, 2017

Questionnaire: Shaping a new generation of decentralised cooperation

The CPMR, in collaboration with the Basque Government, Lead Region of its External Cooperation Working Group, is launching a questionnaire with the aim of identifying experiences that can contribute to providing the core elements of [...]

23 11, 2016

CPMR attending PLATFORMA Eastern Neighbourhood Seminar

The CPMR, one of the 34 PLATFORMA partners, will be a speaker at the PLATFORMA Eastern Neighbourhood Coordination Seminar on 15-16 December 2016 in Tbilisi, Georgia.  The session, entitled “Providing tangible results to citizens: Local [...]

4 07, 2016

Mediterranean Regions must unite to tackle challenges

Pictured (L-R) at the Intermediterranean Commission General Meeting in Venice are Eleni Marianou, CPMR Secretary General, Apostolos Katsifaras, new President of the Intermediterranean Commission, and Roberto Ciambetti, President of the Veneto Regional Council - [...]

22 01, 2016

ARLEM Plenary in Cyprus: Konstantinos Karpetas represents the CPMR Inter-Med Commission

The seventh plenary session of ARLEM (Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly) gathered more than 100 delegates from all over the Mediterranean Sea in Nicosia (CY) on 18-19 January 2016. The Union for the Mediterranean, the European Commission and the [...]

4 12, 2015

A renewed EU Neigbourhood Policy, strongly linked to the Territorial Dimension

The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission met in Rabat on 26 November 2015 for its Political Bureau, at the invitation of Abdessamad Sekkal, President of the Rabat-Salé-Kenitra Region and in the presence of Michel Vauzelle, President of [...]

19 11, 2015

The regional dimension in the 2030 agenda for sustainable development

A few month ago, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with its set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) intended to be a universal, integrated, and transformative path [...]