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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 [...]

24 05, 2017

Mediterranean Regions aim to improve support systems for sustainable coastal & maritime tourism

The partners involved in the Interreg MED MITOMED+ project - including the CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) - held their 2nd project meeting on 18-19 May in Larnaca, Cyprus. This meeting offered the partners involved the opportunity to discuss their initial activities following the project’s official launch on 2-3 March in [...]

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 [...]

13 04, 2017

Mediterranean ‘Blue Growth community’ launches

The new Interreg MED Blue Growth community, which promotes Blue Growth in the Mediterranean region, has been established. The Community was formalised at a launch event organised by the Interreg MED’s InnoBlueGrowth project, which includes the CPMR as a partner, along with CoNISMa (lead partner), ASCAME, Plan Bleu, NTUA and [...]

13 04, 2017

Follow the Mediterranean Biodiversity Protection Community

Developed under the umbrella of the Interreg Med Programme, the new Mediterranean Biodiversity Protection Community was launched on 15-16 March 2017 in Marseille, under the project name PANAceA. The community is bringing together public administrations, research institutions and conservationists in Mediterranean countries through the support of a strong partnership of [...]

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 [...]

24 03, 2017

Launch of Community to enhance Mediterranean Maritime and Coastal Sustainable Tourism

The Interreg MED’s BleuTourMed Horizontal Project has gathered the partners involved in its Thematic Community on Sustainable Tourism to outline its action plan for the next three years. The kick-off meeting of the Horizontal Project on Sustainable Tourism (Specific Objective 3.1) – BleuTourMed – project, which involves the CPMR's Intermediterranean [...]

22 03, 2017

Mediterranean partnership agrees activities to protect biodiversity

The PANACeA project, a regional initiative to provide effective protection for natural resources in the Mediterranean, has outlined its action plan for the next three years. The new project, which involves the CPMR as a partner, brought key regional players together for a meeting in Marseille on 17 March to [...]