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15 11, 2018

BBMBC project to hold final conference

After two years, the CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) project, ‘Blue Biotechnology Master for a Blue Career’ (BBMBC), led by the University of La Rochelle, will hold its Final Conference in Bordeaux (Nouvelle Aquitaine) on 22 November. Elaborated within the Atlantic Arc Commission on the initiative of the Nouvelle Aquitaine Region, the BBMBC project, financed [...]

29 10, 2018

CleanAtlantic project highlights marine litter issue at ‘Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference’

The CleanAtlantic project, led by CETMAR and the CPMR Atlantic Commission, held a workshop on Marine Litter at the Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference in Vigo (Galicia, Spain) on 24 October. The Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference is the annual event of the Atlantic Strategy, created in 2011. It brings together a variety of stakeholders from the [...]

24 10, 2018

CPMR Beach Clean-Up highlights need to tackle marine litter

The CPMR, our Geographical Commissions and our member regions joined young people in Madeira for a Beach Clean-Up. Organised at our General Assembly, held in Madeira's capital city Funchal on 17-20 October, the beach clean-up highlighted the need to tackle marine litter in Europe and across the world. The beach-clean up was organised following [...]

20 06, 2018

Atlantic Arc Commission General Assembly elects new President & agrees post-2020 goals

Representatives of the Atlantic regions gathered for the CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission’s (AAC) General Assembly in Comillas (Cantabria, Spain) on 14-15 June.   At the meeting, Christelle Morançais, President of the Pays de la Loire Region (France) was newly elected as President of the AAC, and member regions agreed the Commission’s political goals for the years [...]

3 05, 2018

Applications open for Blue Biotechnology Masters!

KaYann - Fotolia.com-11509003 The call for applications for this year’s Masters course in Blue Biotechnology is now open – and we are asking you, our member Regions to help us spread the word! The Masters course, which is run at the French University of La Rochelle, has been set up through the ‘Blue [...]

3 05, 2018

Atlantic Arc Commission supports Atlantic Water Games

The CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) is supporting the Atlantic Water Games, an annual sporting event taking place this year from 26-31 August in the Pays de la Loire Region, which chairs the Atlantic Arc Commission. The Atlantic Water Games is a sporting event bringing together between 400 and 500 young people from the Atlantic [...]

1 05, 2018

CleanAtlantic takes action to remove marine litter

The CPMR Atlantic Arc Commission (AAC) is a partner in an innovative new project involving 13 other Atlantic bodies dedicated to tackling marine litter in the Atlantic. CleanAtlantic aims to protect biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Atlantic Area by improving capabilities to monitor, prevent and remove (macro) marine litter. The project will also contribute [...]

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 [...]