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6 04, 2017

CPMR welcomes priority given to peripheral regions in Valetta Declaration

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has welcomed the EU’s Valetta Declaration on maritime transport which stresses the need to take account of the priorities of peripheral and island regions.  Adopted on Wednesday 29 March, following [...]

30 03, 2017

CPMR involved in project supporting competitiveness of SMEs in maritime industries

The CPMR is a key partner in a new EU interregional cooperation project to develop better public policies to support the competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) working in maritime industries. The CLIPPER [...]

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 [...]

24 03, 2017

Launch of Community to enhance Mediterranean Maritime and Coastal Sustainable Tourism

The Interreg MED’s BleuTourMed Horizontal Project has gathered the partners involved in its Thematic Community on Sustainable Tourism to outline its action plan for the next three years. The kick-off meeting of the Horizontal Project [...]

16 03, 2017

Regions support CPMR’s Future of Europe ‘Reflection’ at Political Bureau

CPMR member regions have given their full backing to the CPMR’s initiative to hold a ‘Reflection’ on the Future of Europe. The CPMR presented its proposal for the Reflection during its Political Bureau, held on [...]

14 03, 2017

Atlantic Arc Commission General Assembly focuses on young people

The General Assembly of the Atlantic Arc Commission, held in Les Sables d’Olonne on 2-3 March 2017, for the first time opened its debates to 25 students from local maritime vocational school ‘Eric Tabarly’. Bruno [...]

13 03, 2017

CPMR emphasises need for central role of regions in ‘Future of Europe’

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to produce a White Paper outlining its ongoing reflection on the future of Europe. However, it regrets the lack of a bold [...]