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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 […]

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 […]

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🚨 Call for Session Contributors | DEADLINE: 1 MarchAre you passionate about environmental challenges and prospects for sustainable mountain regions? Share your insights and experiences at the MOVING Scientific Conference!📝 Submit your abstract (500 words) to moving.coord@uco.es by specifying your preferred session:➡️ Environmental challenges of mountain areas➡️ Value chain contribution to #resilience and #Sustainability➡️ The future of mountain areas💡 Don't miss this unique opportunity to exchange insights with the MOVING project and shape the future of mountain regions.All the details: bit.ly/3IaCrjq#MountainsMatter ... See MoreSee Less
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Have you heard about the pioneering school for shepherds and breeders in Italy? 🐑 The #LIFEProject @LIFE ShepForBio has created this initiative to teach participants the best practices for conserving pastoral habitats in three Italian regions ⛰️ Discover their work preserving our #Natura2000 sites 👉 bit.ly/4bFvggU#ShepForBio ... See MoreSee Less
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🌟 Save the Date! 🌟 Join us for an introductory online meeting on 21 February at 11:00 CET as we embark on a journey towards preserving the rich heritage of Carpathian pastoralism. Key Objectives of the Meeting: 🔹 Presenting the mandate of the Carpathian Convention and fostering cooperation for inscribing Carpathian pastoralism in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List of Humanity. 🔹 Sharing international experiences from the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralism (IYRP2026) and Romania's process for extending the Transhumance file under UNESCO. 🔹 Discussing avenues for extending the Transhumance file under UNESCO ICH or other means to promote Carpathian pastoralism. If you're passionate about preserving Carpathian pastoralism and keen to contribute, reach out to the Secretariat at info.carpathianconvention@un.org to join the conversation! 📸Photo by Sabrina Wisian🌾🏞️ #CulturalHeritage #UNESCO #CarpathianPastoralism ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us for the upcoming LIFE Shepforbio online Discussion Forum, connecting pastoral schools, stakeholders and networks across Europe! 🐑 📅 22 February 2024 from 10:00 - 12:30 CET🔍On the Agenda:• Discussing a platform for the exchange of pastoral knowledge• The role of pastoral schools in regional & cross-regional initiativesAre you interested in joining and want to receive more details? DM us! 📧 Looking forward to seeing you there! ... See MoreSee Less
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