20 02, 2020

Regions from frugal Member States against budget cutback for Cohesion Policy

Member Regions of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) belonging to Member States that are supporting a smaller EU budget for the 2021-2027 financial framework (MFF), have jointly reacted to the draft negotiating box [...]

5 02, 2020

CPMR BSC Executive Committee in discussions with the Finnish EU Minister Tytti Tuppurainen

On 20 January 2020 the CPMR BSC Executive Committee met in Oulu (FI). Tytti Tuppurainen attended a special side event of the meeting. Minister Tuppurainen was appointed Minister for European Affairs in early summer 2019. [...]

20 01, 2020

A new CPMR analysis looks at the Just Transition Mechanism from the perspective of the regions

The CPMR has today published an analysis of the Just Transition Mechanism, with a particular focus on the Just Transition Fund and its implication for cohesion policy. The document spells out the initial reactions of [...]

16 01, 2020

The CPMR participated in the XVIII Annual Strategic Planning Leaders Forum of the Regions and Cities of Russia (Forum Strategov 2019)

The Forum Strategov has been held annually since 2002 and represents the main platform for discussing strategic planning methods and tools, as well as constructive analysis on the most important and sensitive problems of strategic [...]

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 [...]

3 12, 2019

NegoBox Analysis | CPMR calls out on unrealistic proposal for 2021-2027 EU budget

The CPMR firmly regrets the Finnish Presidency proposal to reduce the overall level of the EU budget for the 2021 – 2027 period based on Member State contributions fixed at 1.07% of their Gross National [...]

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 [...]