Migration

10 08, 2019

Voluntary Maritime Regions willing to provide safe port for the Open Arms

CPMR PRESS RELEASE Voluntary Maritime Regions willing to provide safe port for the Open Arms Several maritime regions reiterate their willingness to provide humanitarian assistance, following the Open Letter from the President of the European [...]

19 04, 2019

CPMR launches new issue paper and visual mapping on regions’ role in migration policies

Following on from its first paper in February 2018 on ’Migration and Asylum in EU Regions: Towards a multilevel governance approach’, dealing with reception and integration, the CPMR has just launched a second issue paper [...]

19 04, 2019

CPMR joins forces with CoR to support Integration Initiative

The European Committee of the Regions, in collaboration with the CPMR and three other European territorial associations (AER, CEMR, Eurocities) have launched an initiative called Cities and Regions for Integration (#Regions4Integration). The formal launch took [...]

5 03, 2019

ARLEM plenary focuses on youth entrepreneurship, migration & role of Regional & Local Authorities

Libyan fashion and textile company was awarded the Young Local Entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean Award The CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) took part in the 10th Plenary Session of the Local and Regional Euro-Mediterranean Assembly (ARLEM), [...]

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, [...]

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, [...]

6 07, 2018

General Assembly of Intermediterranean Commission elects new President and approves key policy documents

Several Mediterranean regions gathered in Patras, Greece, to discuss the most pressing challenges for the present and future years at EU and basin level. During the meeting, a new Political Bureau was elected for the [...]

29 06, 2018

Balearic Islands hosts conference on regional responses to refugee crisis

The CPMR participated along with three of its member regions in a conference on “An approach to the response of European regions to the Refugee Crisis” addressed to members of the Balearic Islands Regional Parliament, [...]

27 04, 2018

IMC joins Interreg MED’s “MADE in MED” event: showcasing added value of Mediterranean cooperation

The CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC), as well as many representatives from its member Regions, took part in the “MADE in MED – Crafting the future Mediterranean” event organised by the Interreg MED Programme in Rome, [...]

25 04, 2018

Migration conference calls for recognition of regions in post-2020 EU migration and asylum policies

The CPMR and its member, the Attica region, held a high-level conference in Brussels on 23 April to raise awareness among the EU institutions on the importance of multi-level governance and the involvement of regional [...]