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The Green Deal calls are out! [7 / 10 / 2020]

The Green Deal calls, the last funding stream under the Horizon 2020, has been finally launched by the European Commission. The political objectives and a detailed presentation for each thematic call have been the subject […]

Join the platform on Climate Change Adaptation in Mountains [6 / 10 / 2020]

The Adaptation at Altitude programme launched a digital space on Climate Change Adaptation in Mountains on the weADAPT platform to increase the climate change resilience and adaptation capacities of mountain ecosystems. This dedicated space aims […]

Mon Lait: quality, sustainability and fair income in the same glass of milk [2 / 10 / 2020]

In the Massif Central, agriculture is dominated by livestock farming. Cow’s milk accounts for 20% of the farm production in the region and 94% of this comes from mountains. Therefore, being the largest dairy production […]

“Be ambitious for mountain areas” says Euromontana at first ENRD meeting on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas [29 / 09 / 2020]

The European Network for Rural Development (ENRD) launched a Thematic Group on the EU Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas in September 2020.  This expert group will contribute to highlighting the needs of Europe’s diverse rural […]

A new EU research project to valorise mountains’ value chains [22 / 09 / 2020]

MOVING (MOuntain Valorisation through INterconnectedness and Green growth) is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project (2020-2024) coordinated by the University of Córdoba, in Spain. The overall objective of MOVING is to support the establishment of new […]

EU Strategy for a Sustainable and Smart Mobility: bringing mountain territories into the transition [18 / 09 / 2020]

In the framework of the EU Green Deal, the European Commission announced the adoption of a new Strategy for Sustainable and Smart Mobility to help reducing transport-related greenhouse gas emissions by 90% by 2050. Euromontana […]

Piccole Scuole: distance learning to maintain schools in remote villages [16 / 09 / 2020]

The Piccole Scuole Movement is a network of small schools created by INDIRE, the Italian National Institute for Documentation, Innovation and Educational Research. The movement aims at offering equal education opportunities in remote villages, in […]

Interview of the month: meeting with , Frank Gaskell, Senator of Euromontana [10 / 09 / 2020]

Member of the founding Board of Euromontana from 1996, Frank Gaskell was President of the association from 2000 to 2008. Until 2008, he was also the Secretary and then Head of International Affairs of Highlands […]

Interesting calls for mountain projects: a new monitoring for our members [9 / 09 / 2020]

The beginning of the 2021-2027 programming period, will see the introduction and piloting of new funding schemes – such as Horizon Europe, InvestEU etc. – or the restructuring of already existing ones. In this article, […]

The EU Promotion Policy must include holistic sustainability criteria [8 / 09 / 2020]

In its Farm to Fork Strategy, the European Commission announced it would revise the EU Agricultural Promotion Policy to encourage the consumption of sustainable products. As a member of the Commission’s Civil Dialogue Group “Quality […]

Submit your ideas of calls and actions for Horizon Europe’s missions! [7 / 09 / 2020]

The kick-off of the new EU research and innovation programme Horizon Europe is planned for 2021, and you can now provide your feedback on its thematic missions. If you feel concerned and have expertise on […]

Revitalising the Piccole Dolomiti wood value-chain with local charcoal production [2 / 09 / 2020]

In the prealpine area of Piccole Dolomiti, chestnut trees are part of the local heritage but have lost their traditional role for the local economy over the past 50 years. Foresters want to restore the […]

Adaptation to climate change: Euromontana’s recommendations for an effective EU strategy [1 / 09 / 2020]

In the framework of the European Green Deal, the European Commission announced the publication of a new EU strategy on adaptation to climate change, repealing the 2013 communication. Mountain areas being among the most sensitive […]

Learn more on ageing in rural and mountain areas in SILVER SMEs’ 8th newsletter [10 / 08 / 2020]

Did you know that the consumption of people over 50 is projected to rise at around 5% per year, reaching a value of €5.7 trillion by 2025? This is the economic forecast announced in the […]

From the mountain to the table: a website for mountain products in Romania [24 / 07 / 2020]

The National Agency of Mountain Areas of Romania created the website produsmontan.ro dedicated to farmers using the Optional Quality Term “mountain product”. The platform aims at promoting the term and the various mountain productions, from […]

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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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