9 january 2013
Many projects proposed on the occasion of the first call of cross border cooperation between the euromed area countries in the framework of EU's Neighbourhood Policy. The initiative are 600, a record for a european cooperation programme.
30 november 2010
BRUSSELS, - The second postponement of the Union for the Mediterranean summit, ''will not prevent us from advancing dialogue at local and regional levels''.
According to the Enpi website (www.enpi-info.eu), this is the message of the president of the Eu Committee of the Regions, Merced Bresso, confirming that the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) will meet as scheduled on 29 January of 2011.
30 november 2010
An agreement was signed today in Palermo, in the afternoon session of the Assembly of Coppem (Standing Committee for the Partnership of Local and Regional Authorities), to establish a committee between governments, bodies and departments responsible for the management of protected areas in the Mediterranean, which will set up by the end of 2011 a federation of parks and reserves of the Mediterranean.
18 june 2010
In the framework of a mission in Morocco, a delegation of Coppem led by Secretary General Carmelo Motta has met on June 10, 2010, the President of the Region of Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaër Bouamor Taghouan and the Mayor of Rabat, Fathallah Oualalou.
The meeting reaffirmed the willingness of the Authorities to reinforce a concrete collaborative relationships in the context of actions promoted by Coppem.
16 june 2010
As part of the preparation of the next Euro-Arab Cities, to be held in Malaga-Spain on 25-26 February 2011, the Steering Committee met in Casablanca (Morocco) on 11 June 2010 at the invitation of the Mayor.
13 may 2010
PALERMO An international conference on the role of regions for the relaunch of the Euro-Mediterranean policy and the establishment of the award named after the medieval geographer Al Idrissi, a character who has synthesized the dialogue between different cultures developed in the Mediterranean basin. These events will be organized by the Sicilian Region in order to celebrate the 64th anniversary of the Statute of autonomy.
5 may 2010
The II Forum of local and regional authorities of the Mediterranean was held in Barcelona, Spain, on the 2nd and 3rd May 2010 at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, organized by the Mediterranean Commission of United Cities and Local Governments together with the Barcelona City Council, Barcelona Provincial Council, and the Generalitat de Catalunya, as well as the different networks of associations active in the region, including Coppem that participated in the organizing Committee.
23 february 2010
At the conference which was held in Cairo on February 21st , on "The role of Egypt in the Union for the Mediterranean," the secretary general of Coppem Lino Motta reiterated the guiding principles and the value of the presence of local authorities within the same Euro-Mediterranean policy through the new bodies like Arlem.
Motta said that “there is a need for a thorough reflection on the process of establishing the Union for the Mediterranean.
A great work has been done in the Summit of Heads of State in Paris and at the meeting of Foreign Ministers in Marseilles.
In this period there is a financial and economic crisis, worldwide, which influences the project of the Union for the Mediterranean.
15 february 2010
The Union for the Mediterranean arouses great expectations in all affected communities that today are questioning not only on the general prospects of the new EU's Mediterranean policy but also on its future joint operations.