The Executive Secretary of the Islands Commission was invited to speak on sustainable tourism in the islands at the Political Bureau of the Intermediterranean Commission. Presentation available here.
The European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) is a project that identifies and rewards EU regions which show an outstanding and innovative entrepreneurial policy strategy, irrespective of their size, wealth and competences. The regions with the most [...]
The CPMR Islands Commission participated in the 3rd Summit of Energy Ministers from Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs), organised by OCTA on 07 December in Brussels. OCTA counts 22 members which spread from the Poles to the [...]
The MED Sustainable Tourism Community - which gathers 14 Interreg MED Programme-funded projects – is promoting the “Athens Declaration for a Sustainable Tourism”, pledging for a greater engagement of policy makers and all the stakeholders [...]
The Smart Islands Initiative and INSULEUR are jointly organizing a Public Hearing, 10 November 2017, In Brussels, on “Local Energy Communities: a vehicle for islands’ energy In the Winter Package special reference is made to [...]
The Commission presented a new strategy for the outermost regions for a stronger partnership between the EU, the regions and their respective Member States: "A stronger and renewed partnership with EU's outermost Regions"
The CPMR Islands Commission met Helsinki in the Framework of the 45th CPMR General Assembly. More information: Here
The documentary "A turning tide in the life of man", directed by Loïc Jourdain, is released in France on 11 October. He traces John O' Brien's journey from his island, Inisboffin (Donegal), to the corridors of [...]
The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) welcomes the State of the Union address made by European Commission President Juncker, particularly its plea to strengthen democracy and defend the key values the EU stands for. [...]
The IC participated in the Inaugural Forum “Clean Energy for all European Islands”, 22 September, Crete (Chania)
The purpose of the Forum organised on 22 September by DG ENERG is the launch of the "Clean Energy for All European Islands Initiative", which aims to accelerate the clean energy transition on islands, ensuring secure and cheap [...]