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2 10, 2017

Mediterranean Regions strengthen cooperation on Social and Solidarity Economy

The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) Working group on Economic and Social Cohesion gathered in Montpellier on 19 September, focusing on the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE). This second meeting of the Working Group, hosted by [...]

1 10, 2017

BBSC President highlights need for ‘Blue Growth’ collaboration at Black Sea Stakeholder Conference

Ms Christiana Kalogirou, Regional Governor of North Aegean (Greece) and President of the Balkan & Black Sea Commission, participated in the 4th annual High-Level Black Sea Stakeholder Conference on blue economy in the Black Sea, held [...]

1 10, 2017

CPMR regions discuss ‘Clean Energy Package’ with key EU representatives

Regions involved in the CPMR's Climate Task Force met with a number of key EU representatives in Brussels on 26 September to discuss the state-of-play regarding the EU's 'Clean Energy Package'. The Clean Energy Package [...]

14 09, 2017

CPMR urges Juncker to work together with Regions to build better Europe

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) welcomes the State of the Union address made by European Commission President Juncker, particularly its plea to strengthen democracy and defend the key values the EU stands for. [...]

12 07, 2017

CPMR Intermediterranean Commission receives prestigious Mediterranean Award

The Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has been presented with a prestigious Mediterranean award for its work supporting cohesion and regional development in the Mediterranean. The world-renowned award, which is presented [...]

11 07, 2017

Atlantic Arc regions debate fisheries Discard Ban and Landing Obligations

The CPMR’s Atlantic Arc Commission’s (AAC) member regions have taken part in key debates concerning the EU Common Fisheries Policy’s (CFP) new Discard Ban and Landing Obligation measures. Regions involved in the AAC’s Fisheries and [...]

7 07, 2017

Mediterranean regions call for cohesion, cooperation & action on deepening migration crisis

During its General Assembly in Naples, the Intermediterranean Commission of the CPMR received the prestigious Mediterranean Award for Institutions from the Fondazione Mediterraneo.  *** Peripheral and maritime regions in the Mediterranean have outlined their key [...]

6 07, 2017

CPMR calls for EU financial mechanisms to alleviate Brexit’s impact on regions

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and its Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) have called on the EU27 to introduce new financial support mechanisms to alleviate the negative economic consequences of Brexit on Europe’s regions [...]

29 06, 2017

CPMR remains doubtful on EU Finance Paper’s proposals for reform of Cohesion policy

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has welcomed some of the proposals for reform outlined in the European Commission’s new Reflection Paper on the Future of EU Finances. However, it is concerned by plans [...]

27 06, 2017

CPMR regions call for modernised Cohesion policy at heart of EU objectives

Europe’s peripheral and maritime regions have adopted a policy position calling for a modernised post-2020 Cohesion policy that will overcome regional disparities, boost jobs and growth, and be at the heart of the EU’s strategy for [...]