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15 11, 2019

The Islands Commission meets in Palermo during the 47th CPMR General Assembly to discuss the place of islands in the future EU political agenda

The CPMR General Assembly, hosted this year by the Region of Sicily in Palermo (Italy) took place from 17th to 19th October 2019. The Islands Commission’s (IC) pre-assembly meeting was marked by a high-level political [...]

3 04, 2019

European island regions gather together in Corfu for the CPMR Islands Commission’s 39th General Assembly

The CPMR Islands Commission (IC) held its Annual General Meeting on 21-22 March, 2019 in Corfu, Ionia Nisia, at the invitation of Regional Governor Theodoros Galiatsatos, bringing together elected representatives from its island Member Regions, [...]

25 03, 2019

CPMR and Greening the Islands sign crucial partnership to enhance sustainability of islands

Gianni Chianetta and Gilles Simeoni (from left to right The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and its Islands Commission (IC) have announced a crucial new collaboration with Greening the Islands (GTI) that [...]

14 01, 2019

European policies to support European islands as sustainable tourist destinations

The CPMR’s Islands Commission took part in a public hearing co-organised by INSULEUR and OTIE in Brussels on 14 December 2018 at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), to discuss EU policies to promote [...]

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

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 [...]