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Green Paper on Ageing: what solutions for mountain older adults? [1 / 02 / 2021]

The European Commission wants to tackle demography and ageing issues in rural areas. In June 2020, the European Commission published its Report on the Impact of Demographic Change in the EU, taking stock of the […]

2021 European Commission work programme: what’s new for mountains? [29 / 01 / 2021]

Agriculture, mobility, Long Term Vision for Rural Areas, broadband and much more: as 2021 starts, Euromontana analysed the European Commission’s annual work programme. This article aims at outlining the key actions and the calendar for […]

Cooperation and development of mountain areas: strengthen the opportunities for Crete [28 / 01 / 2021]

The Region of Crete held on 20 January 2021 a successful webinar with almost 40 local stakeholders to discuss the opportunities and development prospects of Crete’s mountain areas. The initiative organised by George Alexakis, Vice […]

‘Cuisinons notre région’: from farm to fork in mass catering services [27 / 01 / 2021]

More than 6 million meals are taken in schools, institutions and companies’ canteens every year in the Canton of Valais (according to the latest study by the Federal Statistical Office in 2009). Mass catering therefore […]

Policy recommendations to drive Alpine villages on the road to smartness [22 / 01 / 2021]

The Alpine Space SMARTVillages project published its policy recommendations to support the development of Smart Villages in the alpine area. Discussed during the project’s international conference in November 2020, these recommendations will be handed out […]

Post-2020 CAP: eco-schemes should support mountain farming [21 / 01 / 2021]

Eco-schemes are a new tool under pilar 1 of the post-2020 CAP; aiming at greening the CAP, they are compulsory for Member States in their Strategic Plans but not mandatory for farmers. Member States are […]

Smart mountains: how can biosphere reserves contribute to the Green Deal? [20 / 01 / 2021]

Euromontana held its second webinar on Smart Mountains on 14 January 2021 to discuss the possible contribution of Biosphere Reserves in achieving the EU Green Deal objectives. Co-organised by Euromontana, the UNESCO Man and the […]

Euromontana’s booklet of good practices for a sustainable recovery in European mountains [13 / 01 / 2021]

As we start a new year, Euromontana releases its annual collection of initiatives, showcasing inspiring good practices from all over Europe (UE and non-UE). This booklet is the result of the exchange of good practices […]

The new EU Mobility Strategy: mixed announces for mountain people [8 / 01 / 2021]

The European Green Deal calls for a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from transport, in order for the EU to become a climate-neutral economy by 2050. To achieve this objective, the European Commission published […]

Euromontana, CPMR and NSPA call for a European strategy for islands, mountainous and sparsely populated areas [7 / 01 / 2021]

The post-COVID recovery will be much longer and much more difficult in some regions than others. This, unfortunately, is especially the case for many Islands, mountainous and sparsely populated areas, which are witnessing the bankruptcy […]

Results-based agri-environment payment schemes to protect mountain grasslands [17 / 12 / 2020]

In the Târnava Mare and Pogányhavas regions, Romania, mountain grasslands’ species are endangered due to the deterioration of habitats. To protect the biodiversity of these mountain areas, the Fundatia ADEPT worked with the Romanian government […]

How to integrate the Green Deal into the Cohesion Policy? A toolkit for Managing Authorities [16 / 12 / 2020]

Managing Authorities are currently drafting their Operational Programmes for 2021-2027 and a large part of their operations will have to contribute to achieving the Green Deal objectives. To support Managing Authorities at national and regional […]

Cooperation agreed between Euromontana and the Carpathian Convention [16 / 12 / 2020]

Euromontana is pleased to have endorsed in December 2020 a Memorandum of Understanding with the Carpathian Convention in December 2020. Euromontana and the Carpathian Convention will further collaborate in the future to exchange knowledge and […]

Ageing in mountain areas: Euromontana shares its recommendations with the European Commission [15 / 12 / 2020]

The European Commission is currently drafting a Green Paper on Ageing, which should be published in the first quarter 2021. The Green Paper will build on the findings of the June Report on the Impact […]

Save the date! Smart mountains: how can biosphere reserves contribute to the Green Deal? [15 / 12 / 2020]

  Euromontana invites you to its webinar “Smart mountains: how can biosphere reserves contribute to the Green Deal?”, taking place on January 14, 2021, from 14:00 to 15h45. This webinar, co-organised  by Euromontana, the Perth […]

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🌄🌄“Telework is not sufficient to attract youth in mountains.” says Carla Lostrangio, Euromontana. “We need to invest in employment, educational and cultural offers, mobility and broadband. The funds of the Cohesion Policy shall be used for that. “ Stimulating afternoon discussion organised by Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa and Il Sole 24 ORE with great inputs from Filippo barbera and Francesco Martino. #Montana174 #CohesionPolicy #Mountains ... See MoreSee Less
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❗🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Rural #braindrain: How can the Cohesion Policy help reverse the trend? This was the topic of our discussion today at the European Parliament together with the Integroup RUMRA & Smart Villages, MEP Hannes Heide, Vesna Caminades from the Bolzano-South Tyrol Autonomous Region and Blandine Camus, Euromontana. We looked at how👇: ✴️Awareness on funds and more investments on mobility can make mountains more attractive to youth & workers✴️Cultural and educational offers disclose job opportunities, such as marketing and cultural management, and reduce outmigration ✴️Concrete recommendations to counter brain drain by Euromontana, starting from the funds of the #CohesionPolicy #Montana174 #Mountains #EuropeanYearofYouth ... See MoreSee Less
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⏳ A few days left to get your early bird ticket for the XII European Mountain Convention! 🌄👉2 days of conference to define the future of #SmartMountains👉3 study visits to discover the region👉The Euromontana General Assembly ℹ️ Programme & registration: www.emc2022.info/‼️ Registration is open for the XII European Mountain Convention 🌄Innovation, governance, mobility, natural resources, digital transition & more ➡️ Join us to define a strategy for the development of SmartMountains towards 2050Programme & registration 👇👉 www.emc2022.info/Cia - Agricoltori Italiani | Regione Calabria | Parco Nazionale della Sila | G.A.L. SILA | GAL Sibaritide | Gal Kroton | Mountain Partnership ... See MoreSee Less
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Event report🆕

Main messages from last week's event on #BrainDrain with @IntergroupRUMRA & MEP @HannesHeide
👉Mountains lack diversified & qualified jobs
👉Culture plays a role in attractiveness
👉The 🇪🇺 #NewEuropeanBauhaus can improve quality of life

https://t.co/8cWW1R9236

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Giovani, vita in montagna e opportuintà date dall'Ue. Il bello di punti di vista critici: da non perdere gli spunti dati da Carla Lostrangio di @Euromontana , di @FilBarbera e @fmartino_obc https://t.co/wwGLcRizKb #Work4Future

We’re still looking for papers on harnessing #digitalization for #SustainableFutures of #mountain #SocialEcologicalSystems. What works, how does it work, what risks are there?

We’ve extended the due date: Submit by 1 August 2022! https://t.co/NxyLlKa3VY

#MountainsMatter

La Oficina @aragon_Bruselas ha asistido al evento #RuralBrainDrain organizado por @Euromontana. Junto con @HannesHeide, europarlamentario austriaco, y con miembros de otras regiones europeas hemos dialogado sobre la fuga de cerebros y como mitigar la disminución de la población.

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How to fight #BrainDrain in mountain areas?🌄

🔸Economic diversification
🔸Change of mindsets
🔸Strategies to attract young graduates back
🔸Analysis of COVID-19 impact

More recommendations in our position paper👇
https://t.co/rrE01AUpLs

#EUYearofYouth #MountainsMatter

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