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11 12, 2018

Protected areas are not enough: CPMR supports ecoregional approach to biodiversity protection

Representatives of European and Mediterranean institutions, public authorities, scientific and research organisations, protected area managers and conservationists gathered in Brussels on 4-5 December to support a holistic approach to enhancing and protecting Mediterranean biodiversity. This two-day gathering was organised through the Interreg Med Biodiversity Protection Community. This community has been [...]

10 12, 2018

‘Blue Economy: The Blue Way of Life’: Blue Growth Community Mid-Term Conference

The Blue Growth Community, driven by the InnoBlueGrowth project (Interreg Med), organised its transnational Mid-Term Conference ‘Blue Economy: The Blue Way of Life’ on 22-23 November 2018, in Barcelona, Spain. The conference was co-organised by the CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC), under the coordination of the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers [...]

19 11, 2018

CPMR IMC fosters collaboration on Sustainable Tourism with Partners from Southern and Eastern Mediterranean

The CPMR IMC organised CO-EVOLVE’s 5th Steering Committee and 2nd Training Course back-to-back with a meeting of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) labelled MedCoast4BG project on 29-31 October in Barcelona (UfM premises) The 5th Steering Committee and 2nd Training Course of CO-EVOLVE were organised in Barcelona by the CPMR [...]

9 11, 2018

CPMR takes central role in European Parliament debate on Sustainable Coastal & Maritime Tourism

The CPMR played a leading role in a major workshop at the European Parliament on 08 November, looking at potential tools and policy changes to improve the sustainability performance of coastal and maritime destinations. The workshop 'Towards Sustainable Coastal and Maritime Tourism Communities' - developed through the Interreg Med MITOMED+ [...]

24 10, 2018

CPMR Beach Clean-Up highlights need to tackle marine litter

The CPMR, our Geographical Commissions and our member regions joined young people in Madeira for a Beach Clean-Up. Organised at our General Assembly, held in Madeira's capital city Funchal on 17-20 October, the beach clean-up highlighted the need to tackle marine litter in Europe and across the world. The [...]

13 09, 2018

MITOMED+ shares tourism management best practices in Croatia

Destination managers, tourism experts and policy makers from Istria took part in MITOMED+‘s 9th project meeting on 4-5 September in Poreč, Croatia. The meeting was opened by a local political representative, Nada Prodan Mraković, Head of the Administrative Department for Tourism. She presented the territorie’s work on tourism and stressed [...]

16 07, 2018

Success for the Vasco da Gama Summer School 2018!

The Vasco da Gama Summer School “Navigation: Safety and Environment”, was successfully held from 2-6 July 2018 in Taranto, Italy. Organised by the University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, co-financed by the Apulia Region and the European Union, and held in collaboration with the Confindustria of Taranto, the Italian Navy, and [...]

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 [...]

23 06, 2018

CPMR Intermediterranean Commission supports key debates for Blue Growth Community

The Blue Growth Community, driven by the InnoBlueGrowth project (Interreg MED), celebrated its third transnational capitalisation and community building event on the theme of Clusters. The event, entitled “The Cluster approach for a sustainable Blue Growth in the Med,” was held on 20-21 June in Athens. It was organised by [...]

11 06, 2018

CPMR calls for stronger cooperation to protect the Mediterranean environment at Plan Bleu’s 40th anniversary

Rena Dourou, Governor of the Region of Attica, participated in the conference ‘Environment and development in the Mediterranean yesterday, today and tomorrow", organised during Plan Bleu’s 40th anniversary on 5 June 2018 in Paris, where she spoke on behalf of the CPMR and its Intermediterranean Commission (IMC). Plan Bleu’s 40th [...]