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3 10, 2017

Atlantic Arc develops contribution to mid-term review of ‘Atlantic Strategy Action Plan’

 The Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) is developing a political declaration on the implementation of the Atlantic Strategy. The aim is to contribute to the European Commission’s mid-term review of the Atlantic Strategy Action Plan. At a meeting in Brussels on 28 September, the Atlantic Arc Regions discussed their experiences regarding the implementation of the Strategy’s [...]

28 07, 2017

Register now for ‘UK Atlantic Strategy Workshop’ in Cardiff – 25 September

Registration is now open for the Welsh Government’s ‘UK Atlantic Strategy Workshop’ which will focus on Marine Energy as a Driver of the Atlantic Economy.  The aim of the event, being held in Cardiff on 25 September, is to showcase flagship developments and highlight the potential of the marine energy sector in invigorating coastal economies [...]

9 06, 2017

Atlantic Arc Commission to hold first “Hub Meetings”

The CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission’s (AAC) working groups are gathering for two days of meetings to prepare for the post-2020 period. Following agreement reached at the Atlantic Arc Commission General Assembly last March, all Atlantic Arc Commission working groups will gather jointly twice a year, within the Commission’s thematic hubs. The first ‘hubs meetings’ following [...]

12 05, 2017

Atlantic Project Awards open for submissions

The Atlantic Project Awards are designed to honour outstanding success stories, achieved by projects in the geographical area covered by the Atlantic Strategy and with relevance to the implementation of the Atlantic Action Plan. The Atlantic Project Awards, organised by the Support Team for the Atlantic Action Plan, showcase and promote individual winners and highlight [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

7 12, 2016

CPMR urges EU to support investments in Atlantic’s peripheral regions

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions’ (CPMR) Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) has urged the European Commission to give its full attention to maritime investments aiming to increase growth and jobs in regions across the Atlantic sea basin. At a meeting today with Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE), a CPMR [...]

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 [...]