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Euromontana reaffirms the role of mountains to achieve the UN’s SDGs [4 / 06 / 2020]

The United Nations Economic and Social Council will hold its 2020 High-level Political Forum on July 7, around the theme “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development”. […]

SILVER SMEs’ 7th newsletter is out! [3 / 06 / 2020]

Did you know that Spain, Sweden, Portugal and France are in the top 10 of EU countries with the highest share of older people living in rural areas*? The last few months have been particularly […]

Planning ahead: Broadband and education in the mountains beyond Covid-19 [2 / 06 / 2020]

By Martin Price, Director of the Centre for Mountain Studies, Perth College, University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland, for NEMOR. During the current Covid19 crisis, we have become ever more dependent on the quality […]

EU 2030 Biodiversity Strategy: what are the new European objectives? [29 / 05 / 2020]

As part of the new European Green Deal, and with the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy coming to an end, the European Commission published on May 20, 2020, the new EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030. This […]

Giving life to Slovenian grasslands [28 / 05 / 2020]

Biodiversity decline in agricultural landscapes has been problematic for decades in Slovenia, and extensive grasslands are one of the most threatened habitats in the country. The LIFE project “Conservation and Management of Dry Grasslands in […]

Places still available for the online MSc in Sustainable Mountain Development at the University of the Highlands and Islands [27 / 05 / 2020]

Do you want to understand and make a real difference towards the sustainability of mountain regions? If you are working in, or are interested in mountain areas, this course is ideal. Places are still available […]

Farm to Fork Strategy published [27 / 05 / 2020]

The European Commission published its communication on the Farm to Fork Strategy on May 20, 2020. Initially expected for March 2020, this strategy addressing the issue of sustainability along the food production value chain, was […]

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 […]

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🆕Relive the XII European Mountain Convention on Smart Mountains!Now available: 👉the Sila Declaration for Smart Mountains 🌄👉the event report, presentations, brochure of smart initiatives👉the video of the ConventionVisit: www.emc2022.info/eventreport ... See MoreSee Less
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A few days left to register to our webinar on sustainable tourism on Dec 8📅🚵‍♀️Join the discussions & discover the stories of:Syndicat Mixte Canigou Grand SiteLabex ITTEM - Innovations et transitions territoriales en montagne 2TM - Transitions des Territoires de MontagneRRA Podravje - MariborAgenda 👇www.euromontana.org/en/events/sustainable-tourism-development-models-for-mountain-areas/Join us and Emblematic to discuss sustainable tourism! 🏂🔸Ski in the context of climate change🔸Stakeholders cooperation🔸Good practices📆8 Dec💻OnlineProgramme & registration 👇www.euromontana.org/en/events/sustainable-tourism-development-models-for-mountain-areas/Labex ITTEM - Innovations et transitions territoriales en montagne ... See MoreSee Less
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Mark your calendars! 📅 On 21 February we are hosting in Brussels the final conference of our Interreg Europe project Silver SMEs!On the agenda: local and regional policies to address ageing, actions to support SMEs of the Silver Economy, the value of interregional cooperation in the face of demographic change 👵More info 👇projects2014-2020.interregeurope.eu/silversmes/events/event/5482/silver-smes-final-conference/ ... See MoreSee Less
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We stand for #SmartMountains for 2050! 🌄The Sila Final Declaration from the XII European Mountain Convention commits to:🔄 resilience: to socio-economic, environmental, climatic, migratory and other changes⛰ attractiveness: by offering jobs, services and a good quality of life🌱 sustainability: with good management of their natural resources and recognised ecosystem servicesFind out more about our recommendations on dedicated polices & funding, community involvement, the Rural Pact, research and innovation and cooperation between stakeholders & more 👇www.euromontana.org/en/sila-declaration-smart-mountains-making-our-territories-more-attractive-an...Cia - Agricoltori Italiani CIA-Agricoltori Italiani della Calabria Parco Nazionale della Sila Ministero delle Politiche Agricole Alimentari e Forestali ARSAC Azienda Regionale per lo Sviluppo dell'Agricoltura Calabrese G.A.L. SILA GAL Kroton HAZI Università della Montagna Asociatia RoMontana ERSAF Eurac Research GDR Terras de Pontevedra Norte Demanda Coworking Rural YESpecialists CTP EUSALP youth.shaping.EUSALP Mountain Partnership Moving - Mountain Valorisation through Interconnectedness and Green Growth ... See MoreSee Less
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Dans le cadre du webinar d'@Euromontana le 8 décembre, Raffaella Balzarini du @LabexITTEM interviendra sur le thème "New development models for mountain ski resorts in a context of climate change". Elle y présentera notamment le projet @EUAlpineSpace #Transtat. https://t.co/r1Jl00DFPP

🆕Relive the XII European Mountain Convention on #SmartMountains!

Now available:
👉the Sila Declaration for Smart Mountains 🌄
👉the event report, presentations, brochure of smart initiatives
👉the video of the conference

ℹ️ visit: https://t.co/NbLKxjqnRb

Few days left to register to our webinar on #SustainableTourism on Dec 8📅

🚵‍♀️Discover the stories of mountain stakeholders on transition to more sustainable models!

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75% of Europe's #grasslands are in poor conservation status 🆘 But a change in policy or management can improve their #conservation! 🌱

More on Oreka Mendian's actions to restore the #pastures of the Basque mountains 👇
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🔥Yesterday FIRE-RES consortium had the opportunity to visit the sites where the two largest fires in Dutch history happened! An exciting opportunity to learn how the fire management system works in The Netherlands and the challenges for the upcoming years!🔥
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