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10 01, 2018

CPMR disheartened by European Commission consultation on Cohesion policy

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) is disheartened by the public consultation launched today by the European Commission on “EU funds in the area of Cohesion”.  The CPMR General Secretariat has prepared a ‘fact-checking’ [...]

22 12, 2017

New project on Sustainable Tourism involving the IMC is awarded the ‘Union for the Mediterranean’ label

The MedCoast4BG (Med Coasts for Blue Growth) project, which is promoted by the CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC), has been labelled by the 43 countries of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) on the occasion of [...]

14 12, 2017

New European study: Evolution of decentralised cooperation towards more effective and accountable partnerships

                               New trends in decentralised cooperation offer a major opportunity for local and regional governments (LRGs) and communities to jointly develop innovative approaches to improving people’s lives. The UN 2030 Agenda for [...]

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 [...]

14 12, 2017

Call for Tenders for CO-EVOLVE and SHERPA projects: Audio-visual production

Summary of the service required Experienced entities specialised in audio-visual production are needed to assist the CO-EVOLVE and SHERPA projects with the production of several promotional videos. The profile of the entities, specialised in audio-visual [...]

13 12, 2017

Blue Growth Community debates blue energy innovation in the Mediterranean

The Blue Growth Community, driven by the InnoBlueGrowth project (Interreg MED), held its second transnational event on Blue Energies in Naples on 27-28 November. Organised by the CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC), a partner in the [...]

13 12, 2017

CPMR joins ‘BLUES’ project to train professionals working in Blue Economy

Petros Kokkalis, Executive City Councilor for local growth and entrepreneurship Municipality of Piraeus The CPMR took part in the BLUES project’s kick-off meeting on 13-14 December in Piraeus, Greece. The BLUES (BLUe growth [...]

12 12, 2017

CPMR & AAC help launch project to improve innovation performance of seafood industry

The CPMR and its Atlantic Arc Commission took part in the kick off meeting for the ‘SAFER - Smart Atlantic Seafood Clusters’ project on 15 November, in Letterkenny, Donegal. The SAFER project aims to improve [...]