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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. [...]

29 01, 2020

CPMR at COP 25 | Leaving no-one behind in the transition to climate neutrality

A CPMR delegation, led by Cees Loggen CPMR Vice-President for Climate and Energy and Regional Minister of Noord-Holland, attended the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP 25), which was held in Madrid on 2-13 December [...]

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 [...]

12 12, 2019

The CPMR is delighted with the European Green Deal and hopes it will be delivered by an ambitious EU budget

The CPMR welcomes the proposal of the European Commission to enshrine the 2050 climate neutrality objective into law by March 2020. To achieve the goal of becoming the first climate neutral continent, Europe’s climate objectives [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

14 11, 2019

The Islands Commission meets in Palermo during the 47th CPMR General Assembly to discuss the place of islands in the future EU political agenda

The CPMR General Assembly, hosted this year by the Region of Sicily in Palermo (Italy) took place from 17th to 19th October 2019. The Islands Commission’s (IC) pre-assembly meeting was marked by a high-level political [...]

23 10, 2019

Regions at the heart of a reformed EU: CPMR members adopt a forward-looking Manifesto

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) met in Palermo (Sicily) for its 47th General Assembly on 17-18 October 2019, where CPMR member regions voted unanimously the adoption of a forward-looking Manifesto addressing key messages [...]

30 09, 2019

The CPMR asks for an ambitious EU climate policy that ensures a just transition

The CPMR Climate Task force met in Brussels last month to discuss the latest developments of EU and international climate and energy policy and its working priorities          President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has declared her [...]