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CPMR supports French Minister Le Drian’s call for fund to mitigate Brexit’s impact on regions
Our Political Bureau met in Brest on 07 March, where we expressed support for a call by Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, for a fund to alleviate the negative consequences of Brexit on Europe’s regions.
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UK 'Stronger Towns Fund' only 10% of what UK would receive from EU
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IMC seals the Mediterranean Cooperation Alliance
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Channel Alliance presented at CPMR Political Bureau
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Baltic Sea Commission co-organises major conference on Europe’s Future
Our Baltic Sea Commission co-organised a high-level conference on the Future of Europe in Lahti, Finland on 31 January, to discuss how Baltic regions can have their say in the revision of the EUSBSR and EU Budget negotiations.
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Youth at the heart of Euromediterranean dialogue
Our Intermediterranean Commission took part in a Master Class focused on ‘territorial diplomacy and innovation’ in Barcelona at the end of January. It brought together 100 students from Master’s courses, along with professors and experts.
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Atlantic Arc Commission: lever for regions to get involved in Atlantic Strategy review
Our Atlantic Arc Commission is actively involved in the review of the Atlantic Strategy Action Plan. Key meetings took place in December 2018 and February 2019 to contribute to the strategy's Action Plan and the possibility of an Atlantic Macro-region.
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IMC joins 10th ARLEM Plenary: Spotlight on migration, youth and regions 
Our Intermediterranean Commission took part in the 10th Plenary Session of the Local and Regional Euro-Mediterranean Assembly (ARLEM), focusing on youth, migration and the value of regions.
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CPMR focuses on skills development as part of AI-NURECC Initiative
As part of the AI-NURECC Initiative, the CPMR organised a series of events in Belgrade, Serbia, focused on skills development and training. The events included young people, politicians, regions, Chambers of Commerce and universities. 
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COHESION
CPMR Cohesion Group discusses future of Interreg with Member States
Our Cohesion policy working group held a meeting with the EU Member State’s Cohesion policy attachés on 04 February.The event brought together over 45 representatives from CPMR Regions to explain their main issues and concerns about Interreg post-2020.
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Commission clarifies method for allocating maritime cooperation funding
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READ the final edition of the 'State of the Regions' Newsletter
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CPMR urges European Parliament & Council to support partnership principles in post-2020 Cohesion policy
Our President, Vasco Cordeiro, wrote an open letter to the European Parliament and the Council of the EU calling on them to support a post-2020 EU Cohesion Policy based on strong partnership principles, with regions at its core.
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CPMR backs European Parliament report supporting regional cohesion & investment
We have welcomed the European Parliament’s decision to adopt the Common Provisions Regulation Report on future investment in EU regions, which represents a positive step towards a strong, reformed Cohesion policy after 2020.
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maritime
EMFF: Vote by European Parliament Committee on Fisheries favours CPMR proposals
A vote by the Fisheries Committee on the proposal for a Regulation on the EMFF for 2021-2027 took place on 08 March. On several significant points, this vote favours the proposals of the CPMR. 
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CPMR calls for new European strategy for maritime industries
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SIMNORAT project holds Final Conference in Brest 
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CleanAtlantic project develops online database on Marine Litter
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BBMBC presents Political Recommendations to EU on Maritime Training
The Blue Biotechnology Master’s for a Blue Career (BBMBC) project, involving the CPMR’s Atlantic Arc Commission, has developed a set of political recommendations for the EU institutions on maritime training.
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Intermediterranean Commission sets MITOMED+’s Capitalisation activities
The MITOMED+ project, which involves our Intermediterranean Commission and aims to make maritime and coastal tourism more sustainable, held its project meeting in Girona, Spain in January. Partners discusssed the project's progress and continuity.
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accessibility
MEPs approve TEN-T realignment: ensuring Ireland’s connectivity in case of 'no deal' Brexit
The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has unanimously supported a provisional agreement to ensure the continuity of infrastructure investments and connectivity between Ireland and other EU countries in the event of no-deal Brexit. 
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Civitas Destinations: Elba Site Visit & Living Lab Sessions
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State aid and aviation: European Commission to prolong and evaluate rules
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CLIMATE CHANGE & ENERGY
CPMR and regions defend ambitious goals on climate action
Our Climate Task Force met on 06 February to discuss the follow-up to COP 24, the long-term European strategy for a climate neutral economy, the development of national energy and climate plans, and the financing of climate action.
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CPMR action in climate field: state of play & next steps
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Energy renovation of public buildings in the Mediterranean
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Agenda
19 March 2019
NSC Strategy Task Force Meeting, Brussels (BE)
21 - 22 March 2019
Annual General Meeting of Islands Commission Corfu, Ionia Nisia, (GR)
04 - 05 April 2019
Meeting of the North Sea Commission Executive Committee, Southend (UK)
09 April 2019
Final Conference of the SEARICA EP Intergroup, Brussels (BE)
10 April 2019
CPMR Intercommission Working Group on Transport, Brussels (BE)
12 April 2019
General Assembly of Balkan & Black Sea Commission, Tulcea (RO)
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CPMR Newsletter - March 2019  
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