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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 - [...]

23 06, 2016

Political Bureau: Regions must hold EU and governments to account

Pictured (L-R) are Vasco Cordeiro, CPMR President and President of the Government of the Azores, Henna Virkkunen, Member of the European Parliament, and Rogier Van Der Sande, Regional Minister of Zuid-Holland and Vice-President of [...]

14 06, 2016

Regional and local governments hold key to achieve sustainable human development

Eleni Marianou, Secretary General of the CPMR, moderates a debate on territorial approaches to implementation of the SDGs The vital role that Europe’s local and regional governments can play in tackling global issues [...]

13 04, 2016

European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, meets Regional Governor of Attica, Rena Dourou

© European Commission, 2016 / Source: EC - Audiovisual Service “Local and Regional Authorities could be key factors in the required European common shared burden of long-term migration policy”. This was the message [...]

17 03, 2016

Regions have more than a rightful claim to funds under the emergency support mechanism!

The CPMR welcomes the adoption of the regulation for the creation of an emergency support mechanism to assist Greece and other member states currently under pressure from the refugee influx. The additional budget line of [...]