24 April : meeting on Islands and Cohesion organised by the Islands Commission, with the support of the EP SEARICA Intergroup. Commissioner Cretu has confirmed her participation. This event will allow island Regions to put forward their [...]
Montpellier - 25/29 August 2018 : EcoAqua will contribute to host a special session devoted to Aquaculture in the European Outermost Regions and Islands as part of the Aqua 2018 International conference, co-organized by the [...]
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 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 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 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 [...]
The Scottish government has introduced an "historic bill" to create a sustainable future for Scotland's islands. It is a success for the Scottish Archipelagoes (Orkney, Western Isles Council and Shetland Islands Council) that have been [...]