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Biodiversity at risk, have your say! [12 / 11 / 2020]

Discussions are ongoing on the new EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, presented by the European Commission in May 2020. This strategy fixes new targets for biodiversity restauration and protection. Among them was the proposal to […]

Get involved in the revision process of Geographical Indications schemes [10 / 11 / 2020]

As announced in the Farm to Fork Strategy in May 2020, the European Commission wants to enhance the visibility of Geographical Indications (GIs) by empowering producer groups, reviewing ways to promote and protect the EUs’ […]

Horizon Europe missions: a new approach to research and innovation [9 / 11 / 2020]

The Horizon Europe Missions are one of the main novelties for the forthcoming 2021-2027 period and will be launched at the beginning of 2021. In September 22-24, 2020, during the Research and Innovation Days, the […]

What are the European challenges for the mountains? The President and Vice-President of Euromontana at the ANEM congress [5 / 11 / 2020]

The President of Euromontana, Juanan Gutierrez, and the Vice-President of Euromontana and President of the Mountain Group at the FNSEA, Dominique Fayel, were invited to participate in a round table discussion organised by ANEM (National […]

Interview of the month: meeting with Gérard Viatte, former Agriculture Director at OECD and advisor at FAO [3 / 11 / 2020]

Gérard Viatte is a Swiss expert on economic and rural development issues. He was Director in charge of Agriculture for more than 10 years at the OECD as well as Special Advisor to the FAO […]

Call for papers: focused issue on Pastoralism and rangelands in mountains [30 / 10 / 2020]

The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021–2030), and the proposal for an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists to be celebrated in 2026 all emphasize the importance of pastoral […]

Challenges and policy perspectives for sparsely populated areas [28 / 10 / 2020]

Regional development in sparsely populated areas was discussed during the last European Week of Regions and Cities, held online in October 2020. Depopulation and demography issues were discussed in the context of the new programming […]

Establishment of CAP Strategic Plans: are stakeholders really involved? [23 / 10 / 2020]

Member States have started to establish their CAP Strategic Plans, even if the final regulations for the CAP were still under discussions this week (a crucial vote took place at the European Parliament while the […]

How to improve the management of permanent grassland? Presentation of OREKA MENDIAN’s results at the pastoralism forum [22 / 10 / 2020]

The Euro-Alpine Forum on Pastoralism was organised on 8 October 2020 in Grenoble, France by SUACI Montagn’Alpes with the support of EUSALP. During this event, stakeholders shared different initiatives on various topics including food sovereignty […]

“A Europe closer to citizens” how does this new priority fit the needs of mountains areas? [21 / 10 / 2020]

Territorial cohesion was on the agenda recently of the European Week of Regions and Cities, held online in October 2020. With the current programming period coming to an end, this year’s Regions week aimed at […]

Euromontana alerts against encouraging large-scale afforestation in the next EU Forest Strategy [20 / 10 / 2020]

During the last plenary session of the European Parliament in October 2020 the report of MEP Petri Sarvamaa on the “European Forest Strategy – the way forward” was adopted. This report reflects the position of […]

How can the post-2020 Cohesion Policy address the needs of mountain areas? [19 / 10 / 2020]

During the 2020 edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities DG REGIO organised the session “Development opportunities for islands, mountainous and sparsely populated areas of the EU under Cohesion Policy post 2020” on […]

Flugs: shared electric cars for cheap and sustainable transport [16 / 10 / 2020]

Flugs e-carsharing is a flexible mobility offer in East Tyrol, Austria. Maintained and expanded after a pilot phase in 2015, Flugs enables local communities and tourists to rent an electric car to travel in throughout […]

Smart Mountains: a new story of resilience [9 / 10 / 2020]

Euromontana held its first webinar on Smart Mountains on October 1, 2020 to discuss good practices and experiences of mountain resilience since the outbreak of the COVID-19. Co-organised by Euromontana, and some Italian members: ERSAF, […]

Quality must not be neglected on the packaging of food products [8 / 10 / 2020]

Nutrition labelling, an overview of the European situation The nutriscore is a front-of-package label for food products that assigns them a score from A to E based on the nutritional value of their ingredients. Applied […]

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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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