Migration

23 06, 2016

Political Bureau: Regions must hold EU and governments to account

Pictured (L-R) are Vasco Cordeiro, CPMR President and President of the Government of the Azores, Henna Virkkunen, Member of the European Parliament, and Rogier Van Der Sande, Regional Minister of Zuid-Holland and Vice-President of [...]

13 04, 2016

European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, meets Regional Governor of Attica, Rena Dourou

© European Commission, 2016 / Source: EC - Audiovisual Service “Local and Regional Authorities could be key factors in the required European common shared burden of long-term migration policy”. This was the message [...]

17 03, 2016

Regions have more than a rightful claim to funds under the emergency support mechanism!

The CPMR welcomes the adoption of the regulation for the creation of an emergency support mechanism to assist Greece and other member states currently under pressure from the refugee influx. The additional budget line of [...]

2 12, 2015

Migration: CPMR, CEMR and EUROCITIES address a letter to Jean-Claude Juncker

© ISTVAN RUZSA/AFP Vasco CORDEIRO, President of Azores Government (PT) and of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR), together with both Presidents of Eurocities and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions [...]

23 10, 2015

The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission fosters its synergies with key players of the Mediterranean

The CPMR Inter-Mediterranean Commission (CPMR-IMC) is developing new synergies with other key players of the Mediterranean, after signing in 2013 and 2015 the Memorandums of Understanding with the Union for the Mediterranean and the Center [...]