Cohesion

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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 [...]

27 06, 2017

CPMR regions call for modernised Cohesion policy at heart of EU objectives

Europe’s peripheral and maritime regions have adopted a policy position calling for a modernised post-2020 Cohesion policy that will overcome regional disparities, boost jobs and growth, and be at the heart of the EU’s strategy for a reformed Europe. As the EU Cohesion Forum takes place in Brussels, the Conference of [...]

22 06, 2017

CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission prepares for its General Assembly in Naples

The contribution of the Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) towards the ongoing debates on the future of the European Union, cohesion and the multilevel cooperation at Mediterranean level will be at the heart of upcoming discussions. The Intermediterranean Commission’s (IMC) Annual General Meeting will take place in Naples (Campania), Italy, on 6-7 [...]

19 06, 2017

Mediterranean Regions and municipalities go a step further in energy efficiency in public buildings

SHERPA partners - including the CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) - met in Rome, Italy, on 14-15 to discuss the project’s progress and future steps, and to officially launch SHERPA’s Associated Partners Forum (APF). The meeting of the project, which aims to improve the energy efficiency of public buildings in regions across [...]

23 05, 2017

‘We are MED’ – Interreg MED Global Community launches

The CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) took part in the “We are MED” event, organised by the Interreg MED Programme, in Alicante, Spain, on 17-18 May. The event gathered more than a hundred participants representing the whole community of horizontal and modular Interreg MED projects. Participants from the blue, green, social [...]

28 03, 2017

CPMR calls for regions to be represented in Brexit negotiations

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has called on the EU and the UK government to ensure that the interests of regions are taken into account during the Brexit negotiations. As the UK government prepares to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the CPMR is urging the EU [...]