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11 02, 2019

CPMR’s Islands Commission prepares for Annual General Meeting in Corfu next 20/21 March

The Islands Commission AGM will focus on themes that are highly topical issues for islands, such as transport, energy and sustainable tourism, biodiversity protection, circular economy as well as EU Budget and Cohesion Policy. The [...]

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 08, 2018

Declaration from President Simeoni on the issue of migration and reception of refugees

Gilles Simeoni, President of the CPMR Islands Commission, and President of Corsica Executive Council, has published a Declaration on the issue of migration and the reception of refugees. In the declaration, signed by Corsican elected representatives, the [...]

18 07, 2018

CPMR Islands Commission shares its political & strategic vision on future EU policies at 38th General Assembly

The member regions of the CPMR Islands Commission held their Annual General Meeting on 12-13 July 2018 in Bastia, Corsica, at the invitation of its President Gilles Simeoni, President of Corsica Executive Council. This high-level [...]

29 06, 2018

Balearic Islands hosts conference on regional responses to refugee crisis

The CPMR participated along with three of its member regions in a conference on “An approach to the response of European regions to the Refugee Crisis” addressed to members of the Balearic Islands Regional Parliament, [...]