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13 04, 2017

CPMR stresses importance of Cohesion at ‘Forum of Outermost Regions’

The CPMR took a leading role at the Fourth Forum of the Outermost Regions, stressing the importance of Cohesion policy for economic growth across all of Europe’s territories. Brussels, Belgium 31 March 2017"The Outermost [...]

11 04, 2017

EESC opinion on Islands in the EU: from structural handicap to inclusive territory

INCLUSIVE ISLANDS: At the request of the Maltese Presidency of the EU, the EESC was invited to express its opinion with the aim of identifying permanent solutions for islands to address their structural difficulties. In [...]

11 04, 2017

CPMR welcomes ‘Aiacciu Declaration’ calling for increased support for islands

The CPMR has taken part in a seminar in Corsica looking at how EU policy can improve support for island, mountain and rural areas. Organised by the European Alliance Group of the Committee of the [...]

6 04, 2017

CPMR helps shed light on potential for development of islands

The CPMR has taken part in key EU discussions looking at how islands can become smart, inclusive and thriving societies, contributing to an innovative and sustainable Europe.  CPMR Secretary General, Eleni Marianou, moderated a roundtable [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

10 03, 2017

Corsica to lead CPMR Islands Commission ahead of post-2020 negotiations

Gilles Simeoni, President of the Executive Council of Corsica, was unanimously elected as President of the CPMR Islands Commission (CPMR-IC) at its Annual General Assembly held in Gozo, Malta, on 9 March 2017. Following his [...]