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The European Green Deal – mountain communities can make a big difference claims the CoR [27 / 02 / 2020]

In February 2020, during the first plenary session of the recently renewed European Committee of the Regions (CoR) members adopted the opinion “Towards sustainable neighbourhoods and small communities – Environment policy below municipal level” by […]

Farm to Fork Strategy: be ready by the end of March [26 / 02 / 2020]

As part of the new European Green Deal, DG SANTE will publish a “Farm to Fork” strategy in spring 2020, in close cooperation with DG AGRI and DG MARE in particular. This article sets out […]

A village delivery service for the rural ageing population [24 / 02 / 2020]

Spain is among the European countries with the highest share of people aged 80 and more, with 6% of their population belonging to this age group (Eurostat, 2016, data on life expectancy). In addition, most […]

Cuts to rural development budget unacceptable [18 / 02 / 2020]

The Rural Coalition and Coalition of European Agriregions deem the recently proposed cut to rural development funding to be unacceptable and call on the policy-makers to review this approach ahead of the summit on 20th […]

Where do we stand in the adoption of the legislative proposals for the CAP 2021-2027? [18 / 02 / 2020]

Proposed in June 2018 by the European Commission, the legislative proposals for the future CAP for 2021-2027 are still under negotiation. Delayed due to the discussions on the Brexit and the Multiannual Financial Framework, they […]

Euromontana in the Troodos mountains in Cyprus for smart governance [17 / 02 / 2020]

From January 28 to 31, 2020, Euromontana was invited to participate in the three-day European conference “Mountain Areas of Large Mediterranean Islands: European Issues, National and Regional Policies and Local Mechanisms” organised in the Troodos […]

EUSALP: Euromontana at a round table on short circuits [11 / 02 / 2020]

On 4 February in Lyon, France, the French presidency of EUSALP (macro strategy for the Alps) was launched. A round table discussion was held on the topic of “What short circuits for agricultural and forestry […]

Interview of the month: meeting with George Alexakis, from the Region of Crete (Greece) [11 / 02 / 2020]

The region of Crete is the biggest island in Greece, and the fifth one in the Mediterranean basin. High mountains ranges are a key feature of the region’s distinctiveness, which faces the specificities of both […]

Rural Europe: which way to go? A call for a European long-term vision for the development of rural areas [7 / 02 / 2020]

  In September 2019, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, announced her wish to develop a new long-term vision for rural areas, which will be developed by the Vice-President for Democracy […]

Promote mountain products within the 2020 promotion policy calls! [4 / 02 / 2020]

On January 30, 2020, the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency of the EU (CHAFEA) held an Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2020 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. The promotion […]

Booklet of good practices 2020: get inspired by these mountain initiatives [29 / 01 / 2020]

To celebrate the start of 2020, Euromontana has published a new booklet of good practices. This brochure is the result of the exchange of good practices carried out by Euromontana in 2019 and aims at […]

Ecotourism trainings for handicraft entrepreneurs: a driver of sustainable tourism in the Carpathians [29 / 01 / 2020]

At a time when mass tourism is intensifying and concentrating on a few cities and destinations in Europe, with significant impacts on the environment but also on the lives of local people, it is crucial […]

The PASTRES project – could we learn from pastoralists? [22 / 01 / 2020]

By Michele NORI, PASTRES project research associate The PASTRES project is a research project dealing with pastoralism and pastoralists living in different regions of the globe, including different portions of European mountainous, inner and island […]

Making people proud of their rural roots: the Universal Day of Rural Pride [21 / 01 / 2020]

Isabeau Ottolini, Environmental Social Scientist Keeping vibrant and active rural populations is a challenge that requires joining efforts, such as the recently organised European Rural Parliament. The 2019 edition’s location of the event was especially […]

A new European comparator tool on large carnivore’s management [20 / 01 / 2020]

The EU Large Carnivore Platform is a grouping of European stakeholders regularly meeting to discuss issues related to coexistence between humankind and larges carnivores. In January 2020, the platform launched a new online comparative tool. […]

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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

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

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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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