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22 10, 2019

Malaga takes the pulse for transformative changes to protect Mediterranean ecosystems

The city of Malaga welcomed on 14-16 October 2019 an international three-day event on Biodiversity protection and management, gathering around 100 Mediterranean representatives to debate on effective collaboration mechanisms for more integrated management of our natural resources. Co-funded by the EU programme Interreg Med and led by the European Topic [...]

19 10, 2019

The Mediterranean Cooperation Alliance counts with its first official supporter!

Seizing the opportunity of the Intermediterranean Commission’s members being reunited in Palermo, the Standing Committee for the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership for Local and Regional Authorities (Comitato Permanente Partenariato Euro-Mediterraneo dei Poteri Locali e Regionali – COPPEM) expressed its will to sign the Mediterranean Cooperation Alliance and therefore added its signature as [...]

28 06, 2019

The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission Regions gather in Marseille…

... to strengthen cooperation for greater cohesion, inclusion and sustainability in the Mediterranean The General Assembly of the CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (CIM) was held in Marseille on 20-21 June at the invitation of the Sud - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, in the margins of the Summit of the two Shores, convened [...]

5 03, 2019

ARLEM plenary focuses on youth entrepreneurship, migration & role of Regional & Local Authorities

Libyan fashion and textile company was awarded the Young Local Entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean Award The CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) took part in the 10th Plenary Session of the Local and Regional Euro-Mediterranean Assembly (ARLEM), on 26-27 February in Sevilla, in Andalucia, Spain.   This year the ARLEM Plenary put [...]

20 02, 2019

Youth at the heart of Euromediterranean dialogue

The CPMR’s Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) took part in a Master Class focused on the key themes of ‘territorial diplomacy and innovation’ in Barcelona on 31 January - 01 February. Co-organised by the Institut Catholique de la Méditerranée (ICM) from Marseille and the Institut d’Études Catalanes (IEC) from Barcelona, the event [...]

21 12, 2018

Big Data, a key issue for Mediterranean Regions

On December 18, 2018 in Bologna, the Emilia-Romagna Region celebrated its event entitled “Big Data, from volume to value: Regional empowerment and value chain networks in a Mediterranean perspective.” The event counted on the support of the Intermediterranean Commission of the CPMR and involved various of its members to share [...]

6 07, 2018

General Assembly of Intermediterranean Commission elects new President and approves key policy documents

Several Mediterranean regions gathered in Patras, Greece, to discuss the most pressing challenges for the present and future years at EU and basin level. During the meeting, a new Political Bureau was elected for the period 2018-2020, further political messages where approved focusing on the future of Territorial Cooperation in [...]

29 06, 2018

Balearic Islands hosts conference on regional responses to refugee crisis

The CPMR participated along with three of its member regions in a conference on “An approach to the response of European regions to the Refugee Crisis” addressed to members of the Balearic Islands Regional Parliament, local and regional public administrations, NGOs and citizens, as well as experts in social integration [...]

15 05, 2018

Med territories work together to conserve cultural heritage in coastal areas affected by mass tourism

The kick-off meeting of the Interreg MED HERIT-DATA project, which involves the CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC), took place in Florence, Italy, on 15 May 2018. The partners involved in HERIT-DATA (Sustainable Heritage Management towards Mass Tourism Impact thanks to a holistic use of Big and Open Data), led by Tuscany, [...]

2 05, 2018

Training on Integrated Territorial Development in the Mediterranean

The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) organised a training session on an ‘Integrated Territorial Development Approach to the delivery of public services in the Mediterranean’, on 11 and 12 April. This two-day meeting between the two shores of the Mediterranean involved nearly 40 selected participants and took place at the ‘Maison’ of [...]