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7 / 07 / 2022

Training unaccompanied minors to mountain jobs for a future in the Pyrenees

The Pyrenees are experiencing various socio-demographic trends in the mountains, including an ageing population, an exodus of young people and an increase in the number of unaccompanied minors. By offering training in traditional mountain sectors, […]

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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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23 / 06 / 2022

Euromontana shares recommendations to tackle brain drain in mountain areas

In the framework of the European Year of Youth, the European Commission is currently working on a Communication on brain drain and how to mitigate challenges associated with population decline  using the tools and funds […]

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17 / 05 / 2022

“Mountain municipality – Youth, our future”: a label to encourage mountain municipalities to act for youth

Youth migration is a major issue for many mountain areas; due to the lack of satisfying socio-economic opportunities or of territorial attractiveness, many villages are faced with the departure of younger generations. This demographic decline […]

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31 / 03 / 2022

Return of Young People to Aragon: supporting access to employment in mountain regions

The lack of qualified and diversified jobs affects the attractiveness of some mountain areas. The recent Euromontana report on mountain youth shows that, on a European scale, access to education and employment are the two […]

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24 / 01 / 2022

Being young in a mountain area: Euromontana’s report is out!

Euromontana, the European Association of Mountain areas, releases a new European wide report on mountain youth, 10 years after its first survey. Carried out with the support of Euromontana members and in collaboration with Educ’Alpes […]

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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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25 / 11 / 2021

Romanian mountains must do their best to remain attractive to young people, says our Vice-President Radu-Adrian Rey

Euromontana’s Vice President, Radu-Adrian Rey, was invited on 12th November 2021 for an interview by the national radio channel Radio Romania Antena Satelor to present some key findings of Euromontana’s survey on mountain youth. After […]

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18 / 11 / 2021

What sustainable jobs for young people in the mountains?

The Erasmus+ project “Youth4EmblematicMountains”, which follows the Interreg Med project EMbleMatiC, recently organised the « train the trainers » series of webinars to reflect on innovative education tools for mountain youth and investigate their aspirations […]

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16 / 11 / 2021

2022 work programme of the European Commission: what policies for the mountains next year?

What European policy action will impact the mountains in 2022? Euromontana analysed the European Commission’s annual work programme for the year to come. From the European Green Deal to digitalisation of transports, mitigation of the […]

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15 / 11 / 2021

The European Rural Observatory must support the analysis of post-COVID-19 ruralisation trends argues Euromontana

How to encourage generation renewal, young people to stay, newcomers to settle? Which barriers do they face and how policies can help to overcome them? These were the questions raised during the conference of the […]

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10 / 11 / 2021

2022 will be the European Year of Youth

Announced last September by Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, the European institutions want to make 2022 the European Year of Youth and the official proposal is published. By doing so, the […]

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8 / 11 / 2021

“Stay in the countryside – it pays off”: showing young people the opportunities in Polish mountainous regions

Many young people leave mountain regions because they see few opportunities on the labour market and have no prospects for the future. In four Polish mountainous regions, a campaign was conducted to inform young people […]

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25 / 10 / 2021

Being young in a mountain area in 2021

On 12th October 2021, Euromontana organised its annual conference on “Being young in a mountain area in 2021”. The event was the opportunity to highlight the needs and desires of young people for the future […]

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28 / 09 / 2021

4th “Pitch your project”: mountain youth’s chance to boost sustainable development

The fourth edition of the “Pitch Your Project” competition is launched! Through the initiative, EUSALP is mobilising creative and committed young people for the sustainable development of the Alpine region. All young people aged between […]

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5 days ago

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Key messages from Marie-Antoinette Maupertuis President of Assemblea di Corsica and Władysław Ortyl President of Podkarpackie - serwis samorządu województwa this morning at #Montana174 conference on Cohesion Policy in mountain areas 🌄👉 Mountains face specific challenges and infrastructure costs are higher👉 There should be an earmarking of funds for mountain areas 👉 Local people must be informed and trained to apply for Cohesion Policy funds👉 More support is needed for cross-border initiatives 🎥 Join us live from the European Committee of the Regions! ⬇us06web.zoom.us/j/81918000254?pwd=dFVZN29hdWprV3Q0eGZFUFQrQWpkZz09Programme ⬇www.euromontana.org/en/events/final-conference-how-to-foster-the-effective-uptake-of-cohesion-pol... ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

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🎥 We are live from the European Committee of the Regions ❗️Join us online for #Montana174's final conference & learn more on the 2021-2027 Cohesion Policy in mountain areas 🌄Zoom link 👇us06web.zoom.us/j/81918000254?pwd=dFVZN29hdWprV3Q0eGZFUFQrQWpkZz09Programme 👇www.euromontana.org/en/events/final-conference-how-to-foster-the-effective-uptake-of-cohesion-pol... ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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📆 Our Montana174 project will be at the #EURegionsWeek !What tools and channels to use to easily and effectively explain Cohesion Policy to citizens? 🗨️We will discuss how to communicate on the 🇪🇺 cohesion funds in a workshop with Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa & EMA RTV - Onda Local de Andalucía Check out the programme and register 👇eu.app.swapcard.com/event/euregionsweek-2022/planning/UGxhbm5pbmdfOTYwMzg1 ... See MoreSee Less
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@Euromontana's Carla Lostrangio writes the newest @regstud Blog examining the opportunities for #Mountain #Regions from #CohesionPolicy programmes that have been tailored to the needs of mountain areas.

https://t.co/9SakjEZyN4

📢 #MOVING2020 is seeking an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Researcher 🔎 to support the Project Coordinator in the scientific #management as well as to conduct #research in the field of #mountain sustainability and #resilience ⛰️

Check out all the details 👉 https://t.co/JPq1nqG6La

We will discuss how to maintain the attractiveness of our regions towards #youth & provide some insights from our mountain youth report! 🌄

📅 Join us online on 12 Oct 👇
https://t.co/YpOCmGCPPo

At #Montana174 event on #CohesionPolicy in mountain areas, @DPTeruel presented how the #ERDF boosts the development of the #SilverEconomy through our project! 📈

Find out more in their #cohesion stories⤵️
https://t.co/cTy5wpO125

ℹ️ More on SILVER #SMEs
https://t.co/LSCSl4y2O1

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Welcome to the #EUCAPNetwork!

@ENRD_CP, @EIPAGRI_SP & @ENRD_Evaluation are merging into a new network created to support #CAP strategic plans🤝

Let's #BloomTogether!🌻

The official launch event will take place in Brussels on 6 October 2022. Stay tuned!

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