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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 [...]

17 09, 2019

8 October : Workshop “Europe Closer to citizens of Islands Mountains and Sparsely Populated Areas”

For the 2019 edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Commission (DG Regional and Urban Policy) is organising on 8th October a workshop “Europe closer to citizens of islands, mountains and [...]

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, [...]

27 03, 2019

A new boost for a better understanding and development of tourism in islands between CPMR and OTIE

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and its Islands Commission (IC) have signed an important Memorandum of Understanding with the Observatory on Tourism for Islands Economy (OTIE) to enhance the analysis and promotion of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]