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2023 calls for agri-products promotion campaigns: funding opportunities for mountain products [2 / 02 / 2023]

The calls for proposals for the EU 2023 agricultural products promotion programme are launched! These calls are an opportunity for farming organisations to promote mountain products through ambitious and creative communication campaigns. Through these campaigns, […]

The EU published its new Report on the Impact of Demographic Change [30 / 01 / 2023]

Rural Europe is more affected by demographic change. This is the message shared by the European Commission in its “Report on the impact of demographic change – in a changing environment”. Presented by European Commission’s […]

Serre Chevalier: a leading ski area in renewable self-consumption [24 / 01 / 2023]

Ski resorts have a key role to play in the energy transition and climate change mitigation. Some ski areas have started to produce renewable energy. In the French Alps, the Serre Chevalier ski area has […]

EU Commission proposes support to regions facing a talent development trap [20 / 01 / 2023]

The European Commission presented its Communication on “Harnessing talent in Europe’s regions”. Released on 17 January, the text proposes measures to address the lack of workforce and skilled employees, a trend that is affecting many […]

The European Parliament calls for an earmarking of funds for mountain areas [17 / 01 / 2023]

The European Parliament welcomes the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas developed by the European Commission since 2021 but suggests going further. This is the message sent by MEPs in the report adopted in plenary session […]

Sustainable mountain development: Euromontana’s 2023 booklet of good practices is out! [9 / 01 / 2023]

Euromontana enters 2023 with the publication of its annual booklet of good practices. This publication showcases 11 inspiring initiatives from all over Europe (UE and non-UE) collected by Euromontana in 2022 to promote initiatives that […]

The European Union launches its Rural Observatory [15 / 12 / 2022]

Announced in 2021 as one of the components of the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas, the European Rural Observatory was launched on 8 December. The creation of this observatory aims to centralise data on rural […]

Mountains still on the sidelines in policies, says the European Committee of the Regions [13 / 12 / 2022]

Mountain areas do not receive sufficient specific consideration, concludes the European Committee of the Regions in the recently adopted opinion “Enhancing Cohesion Policy support for regions with geographic and demographic handicaps (Art. 174 TFEU)”. Drafted […]

“Women move Europe’s mountains” a booklet to celebrate mountains women [11 / 12 / 2022]

Every year the world celebrates the International Mountain Day on 11 December. This international day was launched for the first time in 2003 and since then, it has become a symbolic date to acknowledge the […]

Fire resilience discussed at FIRE-RES’ 1st General Assembly [8 / 12 / 2022]

FIRE-RES partners and its Advisory Board gathered in Wageningen from 28th to 30th November 2022 for a productive annual project meeting and the first General Assembly, hosted by Wageningen University and Research. One year after the project´s […]

Mountain grasslands’ conservation status is not set in stone, states Euromontana at Oreka Mendian Final Seminar [1 / 12 / 2022]

75% of Europe’s grasslands are in an unfavourable conservation status. This is the observation shared by Euromontana during Oreka Mendian’s final seminar in Arantzazu (Spain) last 15 October. Grasslands are the third most important habitat […]

Sila Declaration | Smart mountains: Making our territories more attractive and resilient in the face of social, economic and environmental transitions [25 / 11 / 2022]

On 26 and 27 October 2022, 150+ mountain actors from all over Europe gathered in Camigliatello Silano in Calabria, Italy, to take part in the 12th European Mountain Convention on “Smart mountains: how to make […]

2023 work programme of the European Commission: what EU policies could impact the mountains next year? [22 / 11 / 2022]

Sustainable food systems, rail freight and combined transport, European Year of Skills and more: what European Union policies could impact the mountains in 2023? Euromontana analysed the European Commission’s annual work programme for 2023 to outline […]

The UN reports on sustainable development in mountain areas [21 / 11 / 2022]

Every 3 years, the FAO and the Mountain Partnership prepare for the United Nations a report on the progress of sustainable development in the mountains. With only 8 years left to implement the objectives of […]

Forest fires increase in 2021 and 2022 concludes the recent JRC report [18 / 11 / 2022]

500,500 hectares of land burned in 2021, concludes the 2022 Joint Research Centre’s annual report on forest fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In 2020, the burned surface amounted 340,000 hectares (compare with […]

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📣Registration still open for the final event of our Silver SMEs project! Our member SOČAsnik will be there to explain how a mountain municipality like Tolmin can adopt a local strategy for older adults!Join us in Brussels on 21 February! Programme & registration ⬇️projects2014-2020.interregeurope.eu/silversmes/events/event/5482/silver-smes-final-conference/💬 Our conference will discuss how territories address ageing in rural areas with:🔹 V. Kozar from SOČAsnik 🔹 D. Bazuń from Uniwersytet ZielonogórskiHow municipalities can develop local strategies for older adults? How to train & support businesses?👉Join us on 21.02 to learn more ⤵️projects2014-2020.interregeurope.eu/silversmes/events/event/5482/silver-smes-final-conference/ ... See MoreSee Less
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The recent 🇪🇺 report on demographic change promotes the Silver Economy as a solution to ageing in rural Europe 👉 Our member Sodebur will present how they support SMEs from this sector at Silver SMEs conference!📅21 February📌Brusselsprojects2014-2020.interregeurope.eu/silversmes/events/event/5482/silver-smes-final-conference/💬 Our conference will discuss how territories address ageing in rural areas with:🔹 Dr. A. ConwayLenihan from Munster Technological University 🔹 N. Norman from Region Dalarna 🔹 B. García Val from Sodebur How to encourage rural SMEs to embrace the Silver Economy? How to adapt local and regional policies to demographic trends?👉 Join us on 21.02 to learn more ⤵️projects2014-2020.interregeurope.eu/silversmes/events/event/5482/silver-smes-final-conference/ ... See MoreSee Less
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📣Registration still open for the final event of our @Silver_SMEs project!

Our member from Slovenia will be there to explain how a mountain municipality like Tolmin can adopt a local strategy for #OlderAdults!

Join us in Brussels on 21 February! ⬇️
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📣Get your mountain food marketing campaign funded by the @EUAgri promotion calls!🌄🧀

ℹ️ Following the info days, we tell you all about the #funding opportunities & how to promote
👉EU label mountain product
👉#GeographicalIndications
👉sustainable foods
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Comment maintenir les petits magasins de village en régions de montagne? Quelle est l'importance d'une approche régionale et quel est le rôle de la numérisation? Ce sont des questions que nous aborderons le 27 avril 2023 à Berne. https://t.co/fbtMJtQ4aW

📢 Join our new Thematic Group on #CSPimplementation

Let's look at ways to:

Explore approaches to #CAP implementation
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Enhance #networking & peer learning among Member States

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Ageing, depopulation, COVID-19, employment: how do they impact on mountain demography? 🤔 Check out the #DemographyEU report!

Join us on 2️⃣1️⃣ February to discuss #ageing in rural Europe at @Silver_SMEs conference‼️
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