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15 01, 2020

Just Transition Mechanism: the CPMR welcomes ambition but urges EU institutions to safeguard strong Cohesion Policy budget 

The CPMR welcomes the commitment of the European Commission to an ambitious climate agenda by integrating climate across EU policies and involving all levels of governments as part of the European Green Deal.  However, such [...]

2 12, 2019

10 years after the Lisbon Treaty: what prospects for insularity in Europe?

The CPMR Islands Commission joins the CPMR in celebrating 10 years since the territorial cohesion principle entered into force, enshrined in the Lisbon Treaty in 2009. Article 174 of the new Treaty established territorial cohesion [...]

2 12, 2019

The CPMR celebrates 10 years of Territorial Cohesion in the EU Treaties

The CPMR joins the celebration of the inclusion of the territorial cohesion principle in the Lisbon Treaty 10 years ago. At the time, the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) submitted ambitious proposals founded on [...]

19 11, 2019

The Mediterranean Cooperation Alliance counts with its first official supporter!

17-18 October 2019. Seizing the opportunity of the Intermediterranean Commission’s members being reunited in Palermo, the Standing Committee for the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership for Local and Regional Authorities (Comitato Permanente Partenariato Euro-Mediterraneo dei Poteri Locali e [...]

19 11, 2019

Intermediterranean Commission Members express their strong interest for Social and Solidarity Economy in the Mediterranean

17-18 October 2019. Reunited in Palermo at the occasion of the Intermediterranean Commission’s plenary in the framework of the General Assembly of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions, the members of the Intermediterranean Commission have [...]

15 11, 2019

Projects stand out at CPMR General Assembly 2019

European cooperation projects took pride of place during the 47th CPMR General Assembly, which took place in Palermo, Sicily, on 17-18 October 2019, where a big stand dedicated to cooperation projects involving the CPMR and [...]

15 11, 2019

“No cuts on the budget for cohesion policy” key message coming to light during the EU budget and cohesion session

The sessions on budget and cohesion policy held during the CPMR General Assembly in Palermo were extremely timely relevant as discussions on the MFF 2021-2027 were happening in the European Council on the same day [...]

7 11, 2019

AIE – CPMR Joint Seminar on multi-level governance policies in the Adriatic Ionian region

The AI-NURECC Initiative event in Campobasso was all about participatory processes and bottom-up approaches that can stimulate and reinforce a shared sense of ownership of the EUSAIR.  Focusing on the multilevel governance approach and some [...]