Dominique Piazza d'Olmo Collectivité Territoriale de Corse
Hôtel de Région - 22 cours Grandval - BP 215
20187 Ajaccio
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Countries: Spain, France, Italy
Border(s): France-Spain-Andorra, France-Italy-Monaco,
European programme(s):
Interreg IIIB - Western Mediterranean
- Culture
- Cross-border maritime cooperation
- Cross-border economic development
- The environment, resources and waste
- Tourism
- Transport

Set up in 1995, the IMEDOC network unites the Mediterranean islands (the Balearic islands, Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily). Its main role is to create a "shared mouthpiece for the islands of the Mediterranean".


  • Balearic Region
  • Region of Corsica
  • Region of Sardinia
  • Region of Sicily

Project goals

  • Promotion of shared interests, particularly in dealings with European bodies, in order to address these with a single voice, to ensure that their status as islands is recognised, and to provide information about IMEDOC
  • Sharing of experiences and know-how between regional administrations, benefiting from analyses and coordinated activities undertaken by the political and economic actors in these régions
  • Encouraging economic, social and cultural cooperation between the islands´ societies

Target group(s)

Population of the Mediterranean islands.

Project activities

  • Ongoing institutional cooperation between the islands in defence of their special island status.
  • Supporting projects in a variety of spheres:

- Transport and communication infrastructure
- Tourism
- Environment
- Fishing and aquaculture
- Business development
- Culture and identity, and so forth