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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 [...]

3 04, 2019

European island regions gather together in Corfu for the CPMR Islands Commission’s 39th General Assembly

The CPMR Islands Commission (IC) held its Annual General Meeting on 21-22 March, 2019 in Corfu, Ionia Nisia, at the invitation of Regional Governor Theodoros Galiatsatos, bringing together elected representatives from its island Member Regions, [...]

1 04, 2019

HERIT-DATA addresses Mass Tourism Impact, Big & Open Data Use and Sustainable Heritage Management

The 4th steering committee of the HERIT-DATA project was held in Dubrovnik (Croatia) on 26 March at the premises of the City of Dubrovnik Development Agency (DURA). Representatives from the partner organisations, including the CPMR’s [...]

27 03, 2019

A new boost for a better understanding and development of tourism in islands between CPMR and OTIE

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and its Islands Commission (IC) have signed an important Memorandum of Understanding with the Observatory on Tourism for Islands Economy (OTIE) to enhance the analysis and promotion of [...]

25 03, 2019

CPMR and Greening the Islands sign crucial partnership to enhance sustainability of islands

Gianni Chianetta and Gilles Simeoni (from left to right The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and its Islands Commission (IC) have announced a crucial new collaboration with Greening the Islands (GTI) that [...]

22 03, 2019

INVITE: Major InnoBlueGrowth conference to improve Science-Practice-Policy interface (SPPI) in Blue Growth in Mediterranean

The InnoBlueGrowth project is holding a major conference focusing on ways to improve the Science-Practice-Policy interface (SPPI) in Blue Growth in the Mediterranean, on 16-17 April in Marseilles.  The project, involving the CPMR as a [...]

18 03, 2019

CPMR considers agreement on post-2020 CEF to be partial success for regions

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has welcomed initial steps taken by the European legislators to acknowledge territorial cohesion as an objective of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) after 2020. However, the CPMR is [...]

18 03, 2019

CPMR joins unique partnership calling for EU to ramp up climate action

The CPMR has shown its support for climate action by joining an unprecedented European partnership, the Coalition for Higher Ambition. This unique alliance of European associations, businesses, local and regional authorities, trade unions and civil [...]