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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 [...]

29 10, 2018

Regions stress importance of cohesion and cross-border maritime cooperation at 46th CPMR General Assembly

The future of Europe, the EU Budget and post-2020 EU policies impacting on regions were among the key issues discussed at the CPMR General Assembly, held in Funchal, Madeira, on 17-19 October, 2018. Miguel Albuquerque, [...]

18 10, 2018

EU islands in the spotlight during European Week of Regions and Cities

The CPMR Islands Commission’s took part in several key workshops during this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), held in Brussels from 9-12 October. EU close to islands, mountains and sparsely populated areas, [...]

12 10, 2018

CPMR prepares for key discussions on future of Europe & post-2020 EU Budget at 46th General Assembly

The CPMR’s member regions from across Europe will gather for its General Assembly in Funchal, Madeira from 18-20 October 2018. The 46th CPMR General Assembly, involving region presidents, elected politicians, MEPS and European Commission officials, [...]