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A Manual to assess the impacts of social innovation in agriculture, forestry and rural development [26 / 05 / 2020]

In recent years, the European Union has increasingly embraced social innovation as a mean to tackle numerous social, economic and environmental challenges that neither government nor market could solve directly. Globalisation and loss of small […]

European Climate Pact: Euromontana brings ideas for a stronger involvement of mountain communities [26 / 05 / 2020]

In the framework of the European Green Deal, the European Commission will launch a European Climate Pact aiming at engaging citizens in climate objectives. The Pact will be a tool to talk about climate change […]

Improve rural broadband: follow the guide! [22 / 05 / 2020]

The European Broadband Competence Office (BCO) published a handbook on rural broadband, as part of the European Commission’s Action Plan on Rural Broadband. Targeting both promoters and policy makers, it presents solutions to improve broadband […]

XII European Mountain Convention on “Smart Mountains” postponed to 2021 [20 / 05 / 2020]

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the uncertainties for the months ahead, Euromontana and CIA – Agricoltori italiani decided to the postpone the 2020 edition of the European Mountain Convention to September 2021. European Mountain […]

How to develop services of general interest in the Alps? [18 / 05 / 2020]

Services of general interest (SGI) like telecom connections, energy supply, postal and transport services are of vital importance for mountain and rural areas. In the Alpine area, a Think Tank is making reflections on the […]

Rørosrein: a taste of tradition and diversification [15 / 05 / 2020]

Around 30.000 wild reindeers can be counted in Norway. The natural surroundings of Røros are the historical area for reindeer breeding. In the middle North part of Norway, between Trondheim and Elga, 26 families are […]

Euromontana shares its long-term vision for mountain rural areas [14 / 05 / 2020]

The European Commission is expected to publish its communication on the “long-term vision for rural areas” during the first semester 2021. The long-term vision for rural areas is coordinated by Vice-President Dubravka Šuica, European Commissioner […]

Protection of mountain heritage awarded at the Europa Nostra Awards [13 / 05 / 2020]

On May 7, 2020, were announced the winners of this year’s edition of the Europa Nostra Awards, the European heritage competition created in 2002 by the European Commission. Among the awarded initiatives this year is […]

Call for projects on circular bioeconomy: what you need to know to submit your proposal [11 / 05 / 2020]

On April 22, the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking organised a Virtual Info Day to launch its seventh and last calls for projects over the 2014-2020 period. With an indicative budget of € 102 million, the […]

How to support mountain tourism during the COVID-19 crisis? Get inspired by some initiatives [6 / 05 / 2020]

Many sectors are facing financial issues because of COVID-19 pandemic. The approaching summer raises the question of how to support the tourism sector, at a time when borders will probably remain closed in the next […]

Meanwhile in Norway: the coronavirus crisis puts emergency preparedness in rural mountain municipalities on the agenda [4 / 05 / 2020]

By Tor Arnesen, senior research scientist at the Eastern Norway Research Institute About half of the Norwegians has access to a second home, and many people divide their time and lives between an apartment in the […]

Interview of the month: meeting with Prof. Radu Rey, Senator of Euromontana [29 / 04 / 2020]

University professor and researcher, Prof Radu Rey played a major part in the development of policies addressing mountain areas in Romania and Europe. He founded in 1989 the Romanian Mountain Area Commission – first Romanian […]

Future of LIFE: Euromontana responds to the consultation [28 / 04 / 2020]

The provisional objectives for the LIFE Programme have been agreed and the next step is to prepare the Multi Annual Work Programme covering the 2021-2024 period. To this end, the European Commission has launched a […]

Hiking routes to explore the impacts of climate change on mountains [27 / 04 / 2020]

Climate change’s effects are more and more visible in the Alps, with the retreat of glaciers and the shortage of certain species. In the framework of the Green Deal, the European Union will launch a […]

How to demonstrate solidarity in mountain areas during the COVID-19 crisis? Get inspired by some initiatives [24 / 04 / 2020]

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, mountain communities face unprecedented challenges due to the lockdown and isolation. The situation brings social difficulties for people, even more those living in remote areas, and financial ones for […]

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28 young people from 7 countries have a 1-year mandate to make the voice of youth heard for the future of the Alps 🌄

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UNIMONT opens the consultation focusing on issues of #sustainability and #innovation in mountain territories aimed at young people: https://t.co/INz6XkLENS
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