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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 [...]

15 11, 2019

Atlantic Regions adopt principles on the future of Fisheries post-Brexit

On Thursday 14 November, on the occasion of the 30th General Assembly of the Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC), regions of the Atlantic Arc adopted a Political Declaration on Brexit and Fisheries, aimed at setting down [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]