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MEPs call for greater efforts against demographic change in rural mountainous areas [27 / 05 / 2021]

Last 19th May 2021, Members of the European Parliament adopted the report “Reversing demographic trends in EU regions using cohesion policy instruments” during the plenary sitting. Initiated by the Romanian MEP Daniel Buda, the report […]

Browse the new Guide on EU funding for tourism! [25 / 05 / 2021]

The European Commission recently published its web-based guide on European funds to support the recovery and development of the tourism sector across the Union within the 2021-2027 programming period. This guide will help you find […]

Euromontana presents initiatives for a better management of grasslands [21 / 05 / 2021]

On 11th May 2021, Euromontana participated to the online forum of the Mixed Technological Unit for “Resources and transformations of Mediterranean pastoral livestock” (UMT Pasto) – a cooperation structure that gathers since 2014 research organisations, […]

Neve Diversa: how mountain tourism can adapt to climate change? [19 / 05 / 2021]

A comprehensive report on winter tourism adaptation to climate change in Italy The Alpine ranges have warmed twice as much as the global average between the end of the 19th and the start of the […]

How to fund citizen engagement in mountains? The future of the “Europe for Citizens” programme in 2021-2027 [18 / 05 / 2021]

In the 2014-2020 period, the Europe for Citizens programme financed over 2,500 projects on citizen engagement, participation and understanding of EU history, values, and diversity with a total portfolio of approximately € 187 million. In […]

Get inspired by SILVER SMEs’ results factsheet! [12 / 05 / 2021]

Our Interreg Europe SILVER SMEs project will soon celebrate its third year of activity and publishes its results factsheet presenting the main outcomes of the project.   Why SILVER SMEs? By 2070, 30% of Europe’s […]

Smart Villages: join the new SmartAlps network! [11 / 05 / 2021]

The Interreg Alpine Space project SMARTVillages held its final conference on the 29th April 2021. From 2018 to 2021, this project contributed to the development of the Smart Villages concept and to its adaptation to […]

Interview of the month: meeting with Rosa Amorós i Capdevila, Secretary General of the Pyrenean Cooperation Community [10 / 05 / 2021]

Created in 1983, the Pyrenean Cooperation Community (CTP) is a cross-border cooperation territory with seven members. Today, they include more than 23 million inhabitants. Since 2019, and until November 2021, the rotating Presidency of the […]

Ageing in rural Europe: relive SILVER SMEs conference! [6 / 05 / 2021]

Euromontana and the Province of Teruel co-organised SILVER SMEs’ online mid-term conference on “Challenges and solutions to cope with ageing in rural Europe: the role of the Silver Economy” on the 21st April 2021. By […]

Is the new Erasmus+ programme closer to mountains? [5 / 05 / 2021]

On 25th March 2021, the Guide of the 2021-2027 Erasmus+ programme and the first call for the year 2021 have both been published. The new Erasmus+ programme will bring some relevant changes with respect to […]

The Rural Civic Service to involve youth in local development [4 / 05 / 2021]

The Rural Erasmus created by InSite aims to support project leaders in villages, to promote the vitality and creativity of rural areas and to enable young people aged 16 to 26 to get involved in […]

Pastoral schools on the rise: Italy welcomes the “Scuola Nazionale di Pastorizia” [30 / 04 / 2021]

Transferring pastoral knowledge to preserve vibrant rural areas Over millennia, pastoral societies have accumulated knowledge and skills on how to successfully manage pastoral systems. Their work contributes to maintain vibrant rural areas, benefitting the rural […]

Rural mobility: a need for debate and policy action at EU level [28 / 04 / 2021]

By Andrea Lorenzini, SMARTA project Throughout rural Europe, most people have little or no choice about how they travel. Their only choice is whether they can travel at all. Almost all travel is made by […]

Revision of the Promotion Policy for Agricultural products: get involved to maintain the opportunity for mountain products! [27 / 04 / 2021]

The EU Promotion Policy, that promotes agricultural products within and outside the European Union, is being revised with the objective to make it more sustainable. The Promotion Policy is an opportunity to publicise the unique […]

Climate adaptation for SMEs: registrations open for our third Smart mountains webinar! [26 / 04 / 2021]

  Euromontana organises its third webinar of the Smart mountains series on “Climate adaptation: what opportunities for mountain businesses?” on 27th May 2021 from 14.00 to 15.45 via the Zoom platform and in English. Registrations […]

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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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