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12 12, 2017

Atlantic and North Sea Arc Commissions exchange best practices to boost offshore wind industry

The CPMR’s Atlantic and North Sea Commission’s jointly organised a seminar in the Netherlands on November 29 to exchange best practices for the development of offshore wind energy. The Atlantic delegation was made up of [...]

11 12, 2017

CPMR calls for increased recognition of regions in stronger EU climate strategies

The CPMR has called on the European Commission to give greater recognition to the key role of Europe’s regions in tackling the challenges of climate change. At its General Assembly in Helsinki in October, the [...]

9 12, 2017

CPMR Regions debate with European Parliament on Eurovignette revision

CPMR member regions have presented to the European Parliament their views on the European Commission’s proposal for revision of the Eurovignette Directive. As part of its new mobility package, the European Commission is proposing to [...]

7 12, 2017

CPMR urges Juncker to cement Cohesion policy’s central place in reformed EU

Jean-Claude Juncker at the family picture The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has urged the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, to cement the place of Cohesion Policy as the main [...]

7 12, 2017

CPMR analysis shows detailed impact of potential budgetary cuts to Cohesion policy

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has published today a detailed analysis on the impact of potential budgetary cuts on Cohesion policy at country level. The analysis makes the case for an ambitious budget [...]

7 12, 2017

CPMR and Atlantic Arc Commission join launch of CLEAN ATLANTIC project: ‘Tackling marine litter in Atlantic Area’

CLEANATLANTIC focusses on tackling marine litter in the Atlantic Area. The Kick-off Meeting took place on 7-8 November in Vigo (Galicia, ES). The project started on 1st September 2017 and will end on 31st August [...]

1 12, 2017

SHERPA prepares for Transferring phase and meets with Cretan municipalities

SHERPA partners gathered in Heraklion, Greece, on 21-22 November 2017 as part of the project’s third steering committee meeting to discuss the project’s progress and upcoming steps. A meeting with Cretan municipalities was also organised [...]

1 12, 2017

European Committee of the Regions asks regions to respond to survey on impacts of Brexit

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is asking the CPMR’s member regions to contribute to a short survey on the potential impact that the UK's withdrawal from the EU may have on EU27 regions [...]