Enhancing the European Maritime Dimension
The CPMR is by definition the organisation keen and dedicated to promoting Regions that are interested in maritime affairs. Its maritime agenda describes the actions that it will carry out at European level and in the sea basins through its Geographical Commissions.
The CPMR strongly contributed to the creation of the European Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) established in 2007. Since then, the CPMR has been supporting efforts to strengthen the governance of the IMP and the “blue growth” approach.
A regular partner of EU institutions, CPMR is a member of several expert groups of the European Commission and has observer status within the International oil Compensation Fund (IOPC).
The CPMR also runs the Secretariat of the European Parliament Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas (SEARICA), renewed in 2014.