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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 [...]

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 [...]

5 12, 2018

Working together for sustainable mobility solutions in the Mediterranean area

Source : @interreg_gosump The Interreg MED Urban Transport community gathered in Barcelona on 12-13 November 2018 for its Mid-Term Conference on “Mobility challenges in urban and metropolitan areas”. The event was co-organised by the GO SUMP Project (Interreg MED horizontal project on Urban Transport) - in which the [...]

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 [...]

18 11, 2018

Job Opportunity: ‘Projects & Policy Officer’ for the CPMR Intermediterranean Commission

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) is a European Association gathering some 150 Regions across Europe, which strives to support their interests in the core areas of territorial cohesion, maritime policy, territorial accessibility and multilevel governance. The CPMR Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) is one of the six CPMR Geographical Commissions [...]

15 11, 2018

Towards an inclusive efficient and renewable energy model for the MED area

The Interreg MED Efficient Building community and the Renewable Energy community came together for a joint event in Ljubljana, on 18-19 October. Co-organised by the Interreg MED Efficient Building and the Renewable Energy Communities, the “Building our capacity of influence for an efficient, inclusive and renewable energy model for MED [...]

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+ [...]

8 11, 2018

ARLEM Award – Young Local Entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean

Local and Regional Authorities and Young Entrepreneurs: Work together to ensure the dynamism of your Region's economy! Sustainable economic development is one of the three priorities of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM). In accordance with this priority, the Assembly decided to grant an Award to a Young Entrepreneur [...]

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 [...]