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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 […]

EU Geographical Indications represent a sales value of €74.76 billion [23 / 04 / 2020]

On April 20th 2020, the European Commission published the “Study on the economic value of EU quality schemes, geographical indications (GIs) and traditional specialties guaranteed (TSGs)” in order to update and expand the previous study […]

Interesting calls for mountain projects: a monitoring for our members [22 / 04 / 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 last SIMRA newsletter is out! [20 / 04 / 2020]

Over the last four years, SIMRA partners collaborated closely with stakeholders at international, European and local levels to identify, delineate and boost the impact of social innovation in marginalised rural areas. In February 19 and […]

Sarantaporo community network: a social innovation to connect people [17 / 04 / 2020]

Back in 2010, a young group of people in Sarantaporo (central Greece, near the Olympus mountain) decided to take action to develop connectivity in their village, where telecom operators had found no interest and viability […]

How to support mountain agriculture during the COVID-19 crisis? Get inspired by some initiatives [16 / 04 / 2020]

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers face various issues to continue feeding people but also to find alternative distribution channels for their products. With the closure of markets in many countries and the […]

Heading towards a new LIFE: priorities for post-2020 [15 / 04 / 2020]

Last LIFE call for proposals over the 2014-2020 period, alongside side with a targeted consultation for the Future of LIFE Programme, have just been published. By the end of this month, the LIFE Info & […]

CAP ANC payments protect water and biodiversity [9 / 04 / 2020]

On March 27, 2020, the European Commission published two reports (written by Alliance Environnement) analysing the impacts of the 2014-2020 Common Agriculture Policy on water and biodiversity in the European Union. In these reports, a […]

The European Year of rail: make it work for mountainous regions [8 / 04 / 2020]

On March 4, 2020, the European Commission proposed to make 2021 the European Year of Rail. The proposal aims at enhancing the objectives of the Green Deal in terms of sustainable mobility by focusing on […]

How can social innovation contribute to the Green Deal’s objectives? A new SIMRA brochure of examples [7 / 04 / 2020]

Presented in December 2019, the European Green Deal is the Commission’s strategy to make the EU’s economy more sustainable and carbon neutral by 2050. This strategy acknowledges the magnitude of climate change’s effects on the […]

Press release – Euromontana calls for an ambitious budget for Cohesion Policy to support mountain areas in the time to come [6 / 04 / 2020]

One of the core EU objectives is to ensure economic, social and territorial cohesion in European regions, including in less favoured regions such as mountain areas. As the 2021-2027 programming period offers Member States the […]

A cross-border hospital to make up for the lack of medical care in the Pyrenees [2 / 04 / 2020]

The EGTC Hospital of Cerdanya is the first cross-border hospital in Europe. Located in the municipality of Puigcerdà, in Spain, a few meters from the French border, it aims at providing healthcare services on both […]

New EU Circular Economy Action Plan: what changes? [31 / 03 / 2020]

In line with the European Green Deal launched by the new European Commission and in respect of the Commission’s work plan for 2020, a new Circular Economy Action Plan was published on March 10, 2020. […]

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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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