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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 [...]

9 08, 2019

The Biodiversity Protection Community Declaration in the Mediterranean is open to supporting signatures

Show your support and sign up to the Med Biodiversity Protection Community Declaration - < click here> for a common vision to better manage natural resources and reduce the multiple pressures and impacts on Mediterranean [...]

18 07, 2019

The CPMR Islands Commission and Greening the Islands launch an ‘Islands Structured Dialogue’ with EU institutions to support islands sustainable development

Representatives of Island regional and local governments in collaboration with the member Industries of Greening The Islands held a meeting on 18 June in Brussels with the technical and political support of the Committee of [...]

18 07, 2019

EU ISLANDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF ENERGY TRANSITION & DECARBONISATION OF ECONOMIES

Representatives of Island regional and local governments in collaboration with the member Industries of Greening The Islands hold a meeting on 18 June in Brussels with the technical and political support of the Committee of [...]

17 07, 2019

A CPMR Islands Commission’s delegation meets Gabrijela ŽALAC, Minister for regional development and EU Funds of Croatia…

... and calls for a full recognition of EU islands as high priority of the European Union for the post-2020 period A delegation of the CPMR Islands Commission went to Zagreb on July 11th, to [...]