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28 01, 2020

Interreg project DestiMED Plus will foster the integration of Tourism and Nature Conservation Policies in 9 Mediterranean Protected Areas

The Mediterranean is a biodiversity hotspot as well as extremely vulnerable to climate change; its coastline is increasingly susceptible to the multiple impacts of over tourism while projections estimate the arrival of 300 million tourists [...]

24 01, 2020

CIVITAS DESTINATIONS : Launching of the 2nd round of the Call for Applications of the Replication Funding Award Programme

The CIVITAS DESTINATIONS project, of which the CPMR is a partner, is funded by the Horizon2020 Programme and implements a set of mutually reinforcing innovative mobility solutions in six urban laboratory areas with different size [...]

2 12, 2019

10 years after the Lisbon Treaty: what prospects for insularity in Europe?

The CPMR Islands Commission joins the CPMR in celebrating 10 years since the territorial cohesion principle entered into force, enshrined in the Lisbon Treaty in 2009. Article 174 of the new Treaty established territorial cohesion [...]

14 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 [...]

24 10, 2019

The Islands Commission at the 2019 edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels

The European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), which took place in Brussels from 7 to 10 October 2019, is a key moment for the CPMR Islands Commission to voice the interests of its island [...]

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 [...]