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15 11, 2017

IMC Regions join the UfM Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy

The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is gathering hundreds of key actors and stakeholders from the public, private sector and the academia in the framework of an important Conference on Blue Economy (BE) in the Mediterranean. The event will be held next 29-30 November, 2017 in Naples – Campania (Italy), [...]

15 11, 2017

The IMC-CPMR supports initiative towards a sustainable Mediterranean Bioeconomy

The IMC – CPMR participated in Ecomondo 2017, in Rimini, Italy, 8th November 2017, during a workshop focusing on Sustainable Mediterranean Bioeconomy and the Co-Evolve Info Day. The event on Bioeconomy sought how to work on the backlog of bioeconomy in the Mediterranean compared to Northern countries and find innovative [...]

15 11, 2017

Intermediterranean Commission co-organises CO-EVOLVE’s first Infoday in Rimini (ECOMONDO)

The project's first information day gathering local, regional, national and Mediterranean stakeholders took place in Rimini on 7 November, in the frame of the ECOMONDO set of events.  The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission -together with Emilia-Romagna Region (RER), the Region of East Macedonia and Thrace (REMTH) and CNR-ISMAR- co-organised an information [...]

15 11, 2017

IMC Regions fully involved to improve Med governance and cooperation

 The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) and its regions are currently developing synergies with several initiatives and cooperation frameworks meant to improve Mediterranean governance and cooperation. An example of this effort is the collaboration started in 2013 with the Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat, consolidated in 2016-2017 on the important theme [...]

23 10, 2017

MITOMED+ meeting in Girona: pilot actions and future synergies on sustainable M&C tourism

The partners involved in the Interreg MED MITOMED+ project on Sustainable Maritime and Coastal (M&C) Tourism – including the CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) – held their 3rd project meeting on 10-11 October 2017 in Girona, Spain. This third project meeting, hosted by “Institut de Recerca en Turisme” (INSETUR) of Girona [...]

13 10, 2017

Mediterranean Sustainable Tourism stakeholders sign a Common Declaration

Members of the Interreg MED thematic community on sustainable tourism met at the second community building event in Athens on 4 - 5 October, where they adopted a common declaration. The Community Building Event of the Interreg MED’s BleuTourMed Horizontal Project on sustainable tourism brought together partners from all modular [...]

3 10, 2017

Mediterranean Regions strengthen cooperation on Social and Solidarity Economy

The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) Working group on Economic and Social Cohesion gathered in Montpellier on 19 September, focusing on the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE). This second meeting of the Working Group, hosted by the WG co-presidency, the Occitanie Region, followed the kick-off meeting at the IMC General Assembly [...]

14 09, 2017

CPMR urges Juncker to work together with Regions to build better Europe

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) welcomes the State of the Union address made by European Commission President Juncker, particularly its plea to strengthen democracy and defend the key values the EU stands for. However, the CPMR says President Juncker’s speech has fallen short of acknowledging the need for [...]

12 07, 2017

CPMR Intermediterranean Commission receives prestigious Mediterranean Award

The Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has been presented with a prestigious Mediterranean award for its work supporting cohesion and regional development in the Mediterranean. The world-renowned award, which is presented by the highly-respected network for peace and dialogue, Fondazione Mediterraneo (FM), has since 1996 been [...]

7 07, 2017

Mediterranean regions call for cohesion, cooperation & action on deepening migration crisis

During its General Assembly in Naples, the Intermediterranean Commission of the CPMR received the prestigious Mediterranean Award for Institutions from the Fondazione Mediterraneo.  *** Peripheral and maritime regions in the Mediterranean have outlined their key political priorities, including the need for a coordinated strategy to deal with the deepening migration [...]