18 06, 2018

CPMR fears EMFF proposal does not meet challenges facing fisheries & aquaculture sectors

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Region (CPMR) is alarmed by the European Commission’s proposal to make a drastic cut of 15%* to the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), which fails to consider the challenges [...]

14 06, 2018

CPMR supports regions’ offer to host Aquarius ship’s asylum seekers

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) is delighted that several of its member regions offered to host asylum seekers rescued by the Aquarius humanitarian ship. After the Aquarius was refused permission to dock in [...]

12 06, 2018

CPMR calls on EU leaders to step up climate action as part of ‘Coalition for Higher Ambition’

As part of the work of its Climate Task Force, the CPMR is part of the ‘Coalition for Higher Ambition’, which is calling on EU leaders to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon Europe and [...]

11 06, 2018

CPMR calls for stronger cooperation to protect the Mediterranean environment at Plan Bleu’s 40th anniversary

Rena Dourou, Governor of the Region of Attica, participated in the conference ‘Environment and development in the Mediterranean yesterday, today and tomorrow", organised during Plan Bleu’s 40th anniversary on 5 June 2018 in Paris, where [...]

6 06, 2018

Interreg MED Sustainable Tourism community promotes evidence-based policies for tourism development

The Interreg MED Sustainable Tourism community held its mid-term conference ‘Re-Connecting Tourism’ in Rome on 29-30 May. Organised by the BleuTourMed horizontal project on Sustainable Tourism – which involves key CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) partner [...]

26 05, 2018

Discussions on use of LNG for Maritime Transport in Adriatic-Ionian Region

The Italian Presidency of the Adriatic & Ionian Initiative (AII) has organised a round table discussion on the use of liquified natural gas (LNG) as fuel for maritime transport. The discussion took place during the [...]

24 05, 2018

Montenegro hosts international dialogue on biodiversity protection

Podgorica, 18 May 2018 – During three days of open discussions and practical workshops, Mediterranean and Adriatic scientists, environmentalists and policy-makers have looked at common challenges and innovative collaborative mechanisms to protect Mediterranean ecosystems and [...]