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19 06, 2019

Atlantic Arc member regions reaffirm their unity after 30 years of cooperation

Atlantic Arc regions gathered on 5 June 2019 at the Committee of the Regions to celebrate 30 years of cooperation within the CPMR’s Atlantic Arc Commission and to prepare “A Vision for the Atlantic Arc”. Two Declarations on the future of the Atlantic Strategy and the INTERREG Atlantic Area Programme were voted and agreed by [...]

27 02, 2019

Atlantic Arc Commission: a lever for regions to get involved in Atlantic Strategy review

The CPMR’s Atlantic Arc Commission is actively involved in the review of the Atlantic Strategy Action Plan. The Atlantic Strategy Working Group met in December 2018 and February 2019 to contribute to the revision of the Atlantic Strategy Action Plan and further explore the possibility of an Atlantic Macro-region. Through the Atlantic Strategy Working Group, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]