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16 02, 2018

Safer project presented at the Atlantic Arc Commission Working Group on Fisheries

The SAFER project was presented at the meeting of the CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission’s Working Group on Fisheries, held on 7 February 2018.   The SAFER project aims to improve the innovation performance of the seafood industry by increasing technology adoption and transnational cooperation to give response to the challenges faced by a sector identified as key [...]

10 02, 2018

Atlantic Arc Commission’s hub meetings prepare for post-2020 period

The CPMR’s Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) held its hub meetings for the second year running on 6-7 February, where Atlantic regions and representatives from the EU institutions discussed plans for the post 2020 period. The six working groups and two task forces of the AAC discussed Accessibility/Attractiveness, Maritime issues, the future of the Atlantic Strategy [...]

30 01, 2018

CPMR & Atlantic Arc Commission regions meet Michel Barnier to set out proposals for post-Brexit cooperation

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and the Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) have presented positive proposals to Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s Chief Negotiator for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the UK, to reduce Brexit’s disproportionate impact on Europe’s regions. At the initiative of the Atlantic Arc Commission, chaired by the [...]

12 12, 2017

CPMR & AAC help launch project to improve innovation performance of seafood industry

The CPMR and its Atlantic Arc Commission took part in the kick off meeting for the ‘SAFER - Smart Atlantic Seafood Clusters’ project on 15 November, in Letterkenny, Donegal. The SAFER project aims to improve the innovation performance of the seafood industry by increasing technology adoption and transnational cooperation to give response to the challenges [...]

12 12, 2017

Atlantic and North Sea Arc Commissions exchange best practices to boost offshore wind industry

The CPMR’s Atlantic and North Sea Commission’s jointly organised a seminar in the Netherlands on November 29 to exchange best practices for the development of offshore wind energy. The Atlantic delegation was made up of the Pays de la Loire region, accompanied by three offshore wind companies from the Loire Valley, the Pays Basque region [...]

7 12, 2017

CPMR and Atlantic Arc Commission join launch of CLEAN ATLANTIC project: ‘Tackling marine litter in Atlantic Area’

CLEANATLANTIC focusses on tackling marine litter in the Atlantic Area. The Kick-off Meeting took place on 7-8 November in Vigo (Galicia, ES). The project started on 1st September 2017 and will end on 31st August 2020. CleanAtlantic aims to protect biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Atlantic Area by improving capabilities to monitor, prevent and [...]

15 11, 2017

Promising results for the Blue Biotechnology Master for a Blue Career (BBMBC) project following the start of the Master’s degree

During their meeting on 16 October 2017 in Paris, the Advisory Body and the Consortium of the BBMBC project “Blue Biotechnology Master for a Blue Career”, which the Atlantic Arc Commission is involved in, prepared an initial promising assessment of the “Applied Blue Biotechnology” Master's Degree programme and are already discussing preparations for the next [...]

27 10, 2017

Atlantic Arc Commission adopts two Political Declarations in Helsinki…

On 19 October 2017, in parallel to the CPMR General Assembly, members of the Atlantic Arc Commission unanimously approved during their plenary meeting two Political Declaration: one on Brexit and the other on Landing obligation in the Common Fisheries Policy: Through the Declaration on Brexit, the member Regions of the Atlantic Arc Commission wish to convey [...]

3 10, 2017

Atlantic Arc Commission finalises its ‘Brexit Declaration’

The CPMR’s Atlantic Arc Commission’s (AAC) Brexit Task Force has finalised its ‘Brexit Declaration’, laying out a series of bold proposals including the need for EU budget instruments to mitigate Brexit’s impact on regions. Led by the Galicia Region, the Task Force’s ‘Brexit Declaration’ conveys a number of political messages to the UK and the [...]

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 [...]