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 [...]

5 10, 2017

President of CPMR Fisheries Group visits Hauts de France and Sicily

Pierre Karleskind, in his role as President of the CPMR's Fisheries Group, visited Hauts de France on September 19, and Sicily from September 28 to 29 as part of the Blue Sea Land event. These meetings offered the opportunity to discuss the challenges of the fisheries sector in these territories [...]

5 10, 2017

Oceans on the agenda of Climate Chance Summit in Agadir

The CPMR was represented by Mr Mohamed Sadiki, Vice-President of the CPMR InterMediterranean Commission, Regional Councilor of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra, and Mayor of Rabat, at the Climate Chance Summit on 13 September in Agadir. Organised by Climate Chance and the Souss-Massa region, the Summit offered participants the opportunity to share views on [...]

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 [...]

26 09, 2017

Intermediterranean Commission seeking a trainee….

With a view to temporarily expanding the workforce of the CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission, we are seeking a trainee for a six months period, from 8 January to 7 July 2018. The position is based in Barcelona (ES). You will find full details regarding this internship in the attached job description… [...]

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 [...]