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 [...]

16 03, 2017

Regions support CPMR’s Future of Europe ‘Reflection’ at Political Bureau

CPMR member regions have given their full backing to the CPMR’s initiative to hold a ‘Reflection’ on the Future of Europe. The CPMR presented its proposal for the Reflection during its Political Bureau, held on the island of Gozo, Malta on 10 March, at the kind invitation of Anton Refalo, [...]

13 03, 2017

CPMR emphasises need for central role of regions in ‘Future of Europe’

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to produce a White Paper outlining its ongoing reflection on the future of Europe. However, it regrets the lack of a bold and enthusiastic vision for European reform in the paper’s five scenarios, as well as the [...]

7 03, 2017

CPMR Political Bureau to discuss plans for ‘Future of Europe’

The role of regions in the ‘Future of Europe’ will be the key topic of debate at the upcoming CPMR Political Bureau. The meeting is taking place on the island of Gozo, Malta, on 10 March, at the kind invitation of Anton Refalo, Minister of Gozo. Held during the Maltese [...]

3 03, 2017

Mediterranean Regions develop new Models of Sustainable Integrated Tourism

The partners involved in the Interreg MED MITOMED+ project – including the CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission – held their official launch meeting in Florence, Italy on 2-3 March, at the invitation of the Tuscany Region. MITOMED+ (Models of Integrated Tourism in the MEDiterranean Plus) is a three-year Interreg MED project combining [...]

17 02, 2017

Internship Offer at the CPMR Intermediterranean Commission in Barcelona (Spain)…

With a view to temporarily expanding the workforce of the CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission, the CPMR Intermediterranean Commission is looking for a highly motivated intern, available from the beginning of April 2017 to the beginning of October 2017 for a six-month placement in Barcelona. You will find full details regarding this internship in [...]