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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

6 06, 2018

Interreg MED Sustainable Tourism community promotes evidence-based policies for tourism development

The Interreg MED Sustainable Tourism community held its mid-term conference ‘Re-Connecting Tourism’ in Rome on 29-30 May. Organised by the BleuTourMed horizontal project on Sustainable Tourism – which involves key CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) partner networks i.e. Arco Latino, UNIMED, Plan Bleu – the mid-term conference brought together representatives from [...]

24 05, 2018

Montenegro hosts international dialogue on biodiversity protection

Podgorica, 18 May 2018 – During three days of open discussions and practical workshops, Mediterranean and Adriatic scientists, environmentalists and policy-makers have looked at common challenges and innovative collaborative mechanisms to protect Mediterranean ecosystems and biodiversity, with the Adriatic region featuring high on the agenda. Opening the interactive debate connecting [...]

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 [...]

30 04, 2018

SHERPA project takes stock of testing phase

The partners involved in the SHERPA project took advantage of the mid-term event of the Interreg MED Programme and the capitalisation event of the Efficient Buildings and Renewable Energy Communities, to organise a side meeting gathering all SHERPA partners on 20 April 2018. The SHERPA project, which involves the CPMR Intermediterranean [...]