The CPMR seeks to influence the way EU policies are shaped so that they take greater account of the regional dimension and the problems experienced in the peripheral areas of Europe.

In this section you can read the latest editions of the CPMR Newsletters, gathering news articles from the CPMR and its Geographical Commissions on our wide-ranging actions and activities on behalf of our member regions.


CPMR Newsletter: 20 February 2017

This first edition of 2017 focuses on a range of CPMR activities, including its brainstorming session with Dg MARE on fisheries and aquaculture, and its dicussion on the future of Cohesion Policy with Marc Lemaître, Director General for Regional Policy at Dg REGIO. It also features updates on a number of EU projects that include the CPMR, as well as information on the General Assembly meetings for CPMR’s Intermediterranean, Atlantic Arc and Islands Commissions.

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CPMR Newsletter: 30 November 2016

This edition highlights the decisions made at the CPMR General Assembly 2016, which took place in the Azores (Portugal). The Newsletter contains updates on agreed positions from the meeting on Cohesion, Maritime Affairs, and Accessibility, as well as the CPMR discussions on the future of the EU. It also features an update on the CPMR’s presentation at the European Parliament on the vision for Cohesion policy after 2020, and updates from the work of the CPMR’s Geographical Commissions.

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