Cohesion

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18 10, 2018

EU islands in the spotlight during European Week of Regions and Cities

The CPMR Islands Commission’s took part in several key workshops during this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), held in Brussels from 9-12 October. EU close to islands, mountains and sparsely populated areas, [...]

3 09, 2018

European Parliament’s INTERREG draft report recognises importance of regional cooperation

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) welcomes the European Parliament’s draft report on the future of the European Territorial Cooperation (ETC) regulation, which recognises the need for regions to be at the core of [...]

24 04, 2018

CPMR Islands Commission calls for increased recognition of islands in post-2020 Cohesion policy

The Islands Commission of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions is calling on the European Commission to develop a strong post-2020 Cohesion policy with increased recognition of the regional disparities affecting islands.   Conference [...]

14 09, 2017

CPMR urges Juncker to work together with Regions to build better Europe

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. [...]

27 06, 2017

CPMR regions call for modernised Cohesion policy at heart of EU objectives

Europe’s peripheral and maritime regions have adopted a policy position calling for a modernised post-2020 Cohesion policy that will overcome regional disparities, boost jobs and growth, and be at the heart of the EU’s strategy for [...]

8 06, 2017

Participation of the CPMR at Public Hearing on entrepreneurship in European islands organised by INSULEUR

On 2 June, the CPMR's Secretary General, Eleni Marianou, and Marie-Antoinette Maupertuis, Member of the Corsican Executive in charge of European Affairs and rapporteur to the Committee of the Regions on Entrepreneurship in the Islands, [...]

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 [...]