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4 05, 2018

CPMR Baltic Sea Commission prepares for its General Assembly in Oulu

The CPMR Baltic Commission will hold its annual General Assembly on 15-16 May in Oulu (Finland), bringing together BSC Member regions, partners from the EU institutions and external stakeholders. Discussions will focus on the future [...]

3 05, 2018

EU budget proposal lacks ambition needed to address both traditional and new EU priorities

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has expressed its concern that the European Commission’s proposal for the post-2020 EU budget fails to realise the long-term vision and ambition required to shape Europe’s future.  The [...]

18 04, 2018

Noord-Holland and Welsh government sign ‘Declaration of Friendship and Solidarity’

The CPMR’s members Noord-Holland and the Welsh Government have signed a ‘Declaration of Friendship and Solidarity’, expressing their desire for continued cooperation and collaboration after Brexit. The Province of Noord-Holland’s Regional Minister for European Afffairs, [...]

12 03, 2018

CPMR calls for ambitious post-2020 budget giving regions flexibility to achieve EU objectives

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) is calling for the European Commission to deliver an ambitious post-2020 EU budget that gives regions the leeway they need to realise the EU’s political vision for Europe’s [...]

26 02, 2018

CPMR’s Political Bureau prepares to agree policy position on post-2020 EU budget

The CPMR’s Political Bureau will gather in the city of Patras, in the region of Western Greece, on 08 March to agree the policy position of member regions for the post-2020 EU budget. The meeting, [...]

30 01, 2018

CPMR & Atlantic Arc Commission regions meet Michel Barnier to set out proposals for post-Brexit cooperation

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

7 12, 2017

CPMR urges Juncker to cement Cohesion policy’s central place in reformed EU

Jean-Claude Juncker at the family picture The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has urged the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, to cement the place of Cohesion Policy as the main [...]

1 12, 2017

European Committee of the Regions asks regions to respond to survey on impacts of Brexit

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is asking the CPMR’s member regions to contribute to a short survey on the potential impact that the UK's withdrawal from the EU may have on EU27 regions [...]

23 11, 2017

CPMR’s ‘Cardiff Declaration’ calls for stronger regional cooperation post-Brexit

Regional political representatives who attended the CPMR Brexit Conference and signed the Cardiff Declaration Political representatives from 20 regions have signed a CPMR declaration calling for action to address the disproportionate impact of Brexit [...]

22 11, 2017

CPMR & Normandy launch ‘Task Force’ to foster cross-Channel cooperation

The CPMR, at the initiative of its member region Normandy, is launching a new Task Force that will aim to foster cross-Channel cooperation between France and the UK. The establishment of the Task Force, to [...]