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26 06, 2017

Atlantic Arc ‘hub’ meetings agree initial plans for post 2020 agenda

A number of regions and representatives from the EU institutions attended the CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission’s (AAC) first ever hub meetings, where initial plans for the preparation of the post 2020 period were agreed. The AAC’S six Working groups and two Task Forces gathered on 19-20 June for a series of meetings dedicated to Accessibility/Attractiveness, [...]

14 04, 2017

Brittany and Wales discuss Brexit’s impact on maritime field

A conference on the impact of Brexit was organised in Brest on 2 March by the Brittany region and the “Maison de l’Europe” of Brest. Desmond Clifford, head of cabinet of the Welsh Prime Minister, took part in a round-table discussion, along with Jean Hamon, President of the CESER Brittany region, and Forough Salami, CPMR Vice-President [...]

10 04, 2017

CPMR’s North Sea & Atlantic Arc Commissions establish Brexit Task Forces

The CPMR Atlantic Arc and North Sea Commissions have established Brexit task forces to follow the negotiations and feed into the CPMR’s overall reflection on the Future of Europe. The Task forces have been set up within these Commissions because they involve the regions that will be most affected by the UK’s decision to leave [...]

14 03, 2017

Atlantic Arc Commission General Assembly focuses on young people

The General Assembly of the Atlantic Arc Commission, held in Les Sables d’Olonne on 2-3 March 2017, for the first time opened its debates to 25 students from local maritime vocational school ‘Eric Tabarly’. Bruno Retailleau, President of the Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) and the Pays de La Loire Region, had previously expressed his commitment [...]

7 03, 2017

CPMR Political Bureau to discuss plans for ‘Future of Europe’

The role of regions in the ‘Future of Europe’ will be the key topic of debate at the upcoming CPMR Political Bureau. The meeting is taking place on the island of Gozo, Malta, on 10 March, at the kind invitation of Anton Refalo, Minister of Gozo. Held during the Maltese Presidency of the European Union, [...]

12 02, 2017

Atlantic Arc Commission opens General Assembly debates to young people

The CPMR’s Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) is taking the unique step of inviting young people with a keen interest in the maritime sector to its upcoming General Assembly. The AAC is holding its General Assembly and Political Bureau on 1-3 March in the beautiful city of Les Sables d’Olonne (Pays de la Loire, France), which [...]

18 11, 2016

Atlantic Arc Commission Working Groups aim to agree future objectives…

The Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) working groups will meet before the end of the year to implement the strategy defined by the new Presidency in June.  In his work programme for 2016-2018, Bruno Retailleau, the new President of the Atlantic Arc Commission and President of the Pays de la Loire Region, recalled the prominent role [...]

28 06, 2016

CPMR Geographical Commissions outline key objectives

The annual general meetings of the CPMR Geographical Commissions took place throughout the month of May and June, where Members discussed a range of issues and policies related to their Regions including Cohesion, Maritime, Accessibility, Migration and Climate Change. Islands Commission elects Governor George Hatzimarkos as President  “What realities and what opportunities for islands in [...]