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Learn more on ageing in rural and mountain areas in SILVER SMEs’ 8th newsletter [10 / 08 / 2020]

Did you know that the consumption of people over 50 is projected to rise at around 5% per year, reaching a value of €5.7 trillion by 2025? This is the economic forecast announced in the […]

From the mountain to the table: a website for mountain products in Romania [24 / 07 / 2020]

The National Agency of Mountain Areas of Romania created the website produsmontan.ro dedicated to farmers using the Optional Quality Term “mountain product”. The platform aims at promoting the term and the various mountain productions, from […]

A decision-making toolkit for smarter winter tourism [16 / 07 / 2020]

By Stefano Sala, researcher at UNIMONT – Università della Montagna Climate change and the call for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, the efficient use of (renewable) energy, and more resilient winter tourism regions, forces ski resorts […]

Where do we stand five years after the adoption of the SDGs? [7 / 07 / 2020]

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), were adopted by the UN General Assembly in September 2015. Since then, Eurostat analyses on a yearly basis the progresses made at […]

Rural youth should have equal opportunities states the Council [1 / 07 / 2020]

“All young people should have equal opportunities in the context of their personal and professional development, regardless of obstacles, including geographical challenges”, declares the Council in recent conclusions. The document, published at the EU Official […]

MapLoup: a predation monitoring and analysis portal for breeders and local stakeholders [30 / 06 / 2020]

MapLoup is a predation data portal with an online visualisation interface. Created in 2019 in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Pastoral Network and the Union for the Protection of Pastoral and Rural Activities (USAPR), […]

Alpine Maternity: social innovation improves healthcare in mountain areas [24 / 06 / 2020]

In 2015, in the Bern Canton, Switzerland, the obstetric department at Zweisimmen hospital was closed. As a response, the local population (counting about 3 000 inhabitants) created in the same year a cooperative to maintain […]

The EU Report on the Impact of Demographic Change is out [23 / 06 / 2020]

The European Commission published on June 17, 2020, its Report on the Impact of Demographic Change in the EU. Coordinated by Dubravka Šuica, European Commissioner for Democracy and Demography, this report outlines the main challenges […]

Contribute to our scientific database on mountain grasslands [16 / 06 / 2020]

Grasslands cover approximately 16% of the EU-28 surface and represent the third most dominant ecosystem of our continent after woodland and forest (40%) and croplands (29%). Grasslands habitat is widely present in mountains where it […]

Mountains among the Natura2000 Awards finalists [11 / 06 / 2020]

The European Commission announced the 27 finalists of the 2020 edition of the European Natura 2000 Award. The competition rewards excellence in the management of Natura 2000 sites, based on communication, socio-economic benefits, conservation, reconciliation […]

Implementation of the EU optional quality term “mountain product” – new Euromontana study [10 / 06 / 2020]

Rewarding 15 years of Euromontana commitment to the topic of mountain products, the use of the optional quality term (OQT) “mountain product” was protected in November 2012 by the European Union with the (EU) regulation […]

Euromontana makes its recommendations on ageing in mountains areas [9 / 06 / 2020]

The European Commission is expected to publish on June 17, 2020, a Report on the Impact of Demographic Change to map demographic changes in the EU and take stock of the challenges related to these […]

Get inspired by a new Swiss database of social innovations [5 / 06 / 2020]

“Social Innovations In The Swiss Mountain Region” is a Swiss project (2018-2022) funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and gathering in a consortium the Unit Economic Geography of the Institute of Geography at the […]

Euromontana reaffirms the role of mountains to achieve the UN’s SDGs [4 / 06 / 2020]

The United Nations Economic and Social Council will hold its 2020 High-level Political Forum on July 7, around the theme “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development”. […]

SILVER SMEs’ 7th newsletter is out! [3 / 06 / 2020]

Did you know that Spain, Sweden, Portugal and France are in the top 10 of EU countries with the highest share of older people living in rural areas*? The last few months have been particularly […]

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👉El proyecto europeo @Silver_SMEs organiza el 2 de septiembre conferencia #online sobre las oportunidades en #turismo para el colectivo mayor.

🔎Programa completo: https://t.co/tLLo5E7jBL

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Want to learn more on the #SilverEconomy in rural areas, understand demographic forecasts for #ruralEurope & get inspired by other European regions? Then @Silver_SMEs' newsletter 8 is for you👇
https://t.co/oFu9e2lR2I

#Suera ⛰ | Les différentes couleurs et formes des montagnes Alpines vous font rêver ?
📸 Capturez-les !
La Convention alpine @alpconv lance un concours photo sur le thème « Contraste dans les Alpes » ouvert aux personnes de moins de 30 ans.

👉 Infos : https://t.co/bfN5xkXZWM

La Asociación de @Euromontana cuenta como se ha planeado la #bandaancha y la #educación en las #zonasmontañosas después de la pandemia https://t.co/eqUV6cRlN9

What is the impact of the 5 Policy Objectives of the new #cohesionpolicy for the areas with Geographic Specificities? How could we reframe territorial strategies as components of a #mountain strategy, #island strategy, SPA strategy and #coastal strategy? https://t.co/NU7gRKZZU6

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