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28 06, 2019

The CPMR-IMC Regions gather in Marseille to strengthen cooperation for greater cohesion, inclusion and sustainability in the Mediterranean

The General Assembly of the CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (CIM) was held in Marseille on 20-21 June at the invitation of the Sud - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, in the margins of the Summit of the two [...]

17 06, 2019

Maritime training: new European initiatives in process of being defined

On 9 April in Brussel, future perspectives for European training policies were presented by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of the euro and social [...]

14 06, 2019

Why territories matter? CPMR addresses the future of EU with a Brexit backdrop

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) met in Donegal (Ireland) for its Political Bureau on 13 June. Shortly after the European elections, it is a key moment for the CPMR regions to strengthen the [...]

12 03, 2019

MEPs approve agreement on TEN-T realignment: ensuring Ireland’s connectivity if no-deal Brexit occurs

The members of the European Parliament’s Transport Committee on 04 March unanimously supported a provisional agreement to ensure the continuity of infrastructure investments and connectivity between Ireland and other EU countries in the event of [...]

12 03, 2019

CPMR delighted with French Minister Le Drian’s call for a specific fund to mitigate Brexit’s impact on regions

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) met in Brest for its Political Bureau on 07 March, where it expressed its support for a call by Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign [...]

1 03, 2019

CPMR urges European Parliament & Council to safeguard partnership and multi-level governance in post-2020 Cohesion policy

The President of the CPMR and of the Autonomous Regional Government of the Azores, Mr. Vasco Cordeiro, has written an open letter to the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union calling on [...]

23 01, 2019

CPMR analysis: UK to lose €13bn regional funding post Brexit

New analysis from the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) estimates that the United Kingdom would be entitled to approximately 13 billion euros of regional development funding for the 2021-2027 period should it stay in [...]

19 12, 2018

CPMR meets Barnier as Commission announces ‘No Deal’ Contingency Action Plan

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and its Atlantic Arc and North Sea Commissions have presented positive proposals to Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s Chief Negotiator for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations [...]