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29 / 11 / 2023

The Council of the EU provides long-term support for the Rural Vision

The EU’s rural policy should be maintained and strengthened, says the Council of the EU (EU 27 agriculture ministers) in its conclusions on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas, adopted at the Agriculture and Fisheries […]

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6 / 07 / 2023

The rural revitalisation platform is out!

The rural revitalisation platform has been launched last week during the Rural Pact Policy Action Lab event on depopulation. It stems from the EU Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas and its objective to support stronger […]

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27 / 03 / 2023

Euromontana welcomes the opinion of the European Committee of the Regions on harnessing talent in Europe’s regions

Tailor-made policies are needed to tackle brain drain and depopulation, stressed the European Committee of the Regions in a recent opinion adopted on 16 March. The opinion follows the publication by the European Commission of […]

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30 / 01 / 2023

The EU published its new Report on the Impact of Demographic Change

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 […]

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20 / 01 / 2023

EU Commission proposes support to regions facing a talent development trap

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 […]

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17 / 01 / 2023

The European Parliament calls for an earmarking of funds for mountain areas

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 […]

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15 / 12 / 2022

The European Union launches its Rural Observatory

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 […]

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13 / 12 / 2022

Mountains still on the sidelines in policies, says the European Committee of the Regions

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 […]

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3 / 10 / 2022

Cohesion policy: benefits for mountain development but efforts still awaited concludes Montana174’s event

The Cohesion Policy is of great benefit to mountain areas, but its efficiency can still be improved. This was the general message of the final conference of Montana174, organised by Euromontana at the European Committee […]

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29 / 09 / 2022

Euromontana launches a new online platform on Cohesion Policy in the mountains

The new website www.montana174.org is now online! This new multilingual website provides examples of initiatives funded by the 2014-2020 Cohesion Policy in different mountain areas of Europe. From mobility to tourism, youth employment, innovation and […]

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19 / 09 / 2022

The European Rural Pact: what is it and how to get the mountains on board?

The creation of a Rural Pact was announced in June 2021 in the EU’s Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas. The Rural Pact is designed to involve all levels, including national, regional, and local authorities. It aims […]

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28 / 06 / 2022

How can Cohesion Policy help tackling brain drain in rural and mountainous areas?

On 21st June 2022, Euromontana co-organised with the RUMRA & Smart Villages intergroup the event “Rural brain drain: How can the Cohesion Policy help reverse the trend?”. Hosted by the Member of the European Parliament […]

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4 / 05 / 2022

Euromontana calls on mountain actors to uptake the cohesion policy funds to meet the challenges of our regions

Mountain areas cover nearly 29% of the European Union and 13% of its population. This means that about one citizen every sixth lives in mountains. These regions provide several ecosystem services to all European’s population such as quality food and […]

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12 / 04 / 2022

Get support from the European Commission and the OECD to engage mountain citizens in the new Cohesion Policy!

The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional Policy is offering technical assistance by experts from the OECD to managing authorities, intermediate bodies or beneficiaries and to civil society organisations to implement in an innovative way the […]

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13 / 01 / 2022

Find out how Cohesion Policy improved the daily life of mountain citizens since 2014

Montana174 is a 12-month large communication campaign on the Cohesion Policy in mountain areas, funded by the European Commission – DG REGIO, and coordinated by Euromontana. Montana174 explains in simple and concise terms how the […]

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🚨 Call for Session Contributors | DEADLINE: 1 MarchAre you passionate about environmental challenges and prospects for sustainable mountain regions? Share your insights and experiences at the MOVING Scientific Conference!📝 Submit your abstract (500 words) to moving.coord@uco.es by specifying your preferred session:➡️ Environmental challenges of mountain areas➡️ Value chain contribution to #resilience and #Sustainability➡️ The future of mountain areas💡 Don't miss this unique opportunity to exchange insights with the MOVING project and shape the future of mountain regions.All the details: bit.ly/3IaCrjq#MountainsMatter ... See MoreSee Less
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Have you heard about the pioneering school for shepherds and breeders in Italy? 🐑 The #LIFEProject @LIFE ShepForBio has created this initiative to teach participants the best practices for conserving pastoral habitats in three Italian regions ⛰️ Discover their work preserving our #Natura2000 sites 👉 bit.ly/4bFvggU#ShepForBio ... See MoreSee Less
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🌟 Save the Date! 🌟 Join us for an introductory online meeting on 21 February at 11:00 CET as we embark on a journey towards preserving the rich heritage of Carpathian pastoralism. Key Objectives of the Meeting: 🔹 Presenting the mandate of the Carpathian Convention and fostering cooperation for inscribing Carpathian pastoralism in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List of Humanity. 🔹 Sharing international experiences from the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralism (IYRP2026) and Romania's process for extending the Transhumance file under UNESCO. 🔹 Discussing avenues for extending the Transhumance file under UNESCO ICH or other means to promote Carpathian pastoralism. If you're passionate about preserving Carpathian pastoralism and keen to contribute, reach out to the Secretariat at info.carpathianconvention@un.org to join the conversation! 📸Photo by Sabrina Wisian🌾🏞️ #CulturalHeritage #UNESCO #CarpathianPastoralism ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us for the upcoming LIFE Shepforbio online Discussion Forum, connecting pastoral schools, stakeholders and networks across Europe! 🐑 📅 22 February 2024 from 10:00 - 12:30 CET🔍On the Agenda:• Discussing a platform for the exchange of pastoral knowledge• The role of pastoral schools in regional & cross-regional initiativesAre you interested in joining and want to receive more details? DM us! 📧 Looking forward to seeing you there! ... See MoreSee Less
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