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The UN adopts a report on the sustainable development of mountain areas [27 / 09 / 2019]

Following the adoption in December 2016 of a resolution on sustainable development in mountain areas by the United Nations, a report on the state of play was presented during the UN’s 74th session of the […]

Interview of the month: meeting with Anna Maria Urbaniak-Brekke, from the Western Research Norway Institute (Norway) [24 / 09 / 2019]

The Western Research Norway Institute is an international research foundation created in 1985. Based in Sogndal, it carries out research mainly in the academic fields of social studies, natural sciences, technology and humanities. To better […]

Euromontana supports the creation of the intergroup “SMART Villages for Rural Communities: Sparsely populated, Mountainous And Rural Territories” [23 / 09 / 2019]

Euromontana supports the establishment of a new intergroup at the European Parliament, SMART Villages for Rural Communities: Sparsely populated, Mountainous And Rural Territories. Focused on the rural development of mountainous, rural and sparsely populated territories, […]

Join Euromontana at the 2019 European Rural Parliament for vibrant rural mountainous areas! [18 / 09 / 2019]

Euromontana will participate in the 2019 edition of the European Rural Parliament, organised in the mountainous region of Asturias, Spain, from November 6 to 9. The event will be the opportunity to reflect on the […]

SILVER SMEs organises its second international conference on the Silver Economy! [17 / 09 / 2019]

SILVER SMEs invites you to its second international conference “Business Opportunities linked to Fragile & Vulnerable Ageing Population“, taking place in Zielona Gora, Poland, on October 24 2019! SILVER SMEs is an Interreg Europe project […]

The Desafio programme: a “rural Erasmus” to fight depopulation in rural and mountain areas [12 / 09 / 2019]

Desafio is a rural internship programme aiming at revitalising rural and mountainous areas by improving their attractiveness among students. Created in 2018 by the Chair on Depopulation and Creativity of the University of Zaragoza, Spain, […]

Mountain areas, a chance of innovation for Horizon Europe [11 / 09 / 2019]

Mountain areas are facing different specific issues, from remoteness and accessibility to rapidly changing climate conditions. Mountains are however also offering various innovation opportunities, due to the natural and social specificities of these areas. Mountains […]

Mountain researchers: the Mountain Research Initiative needs you! [10 / 09 / 2019]

The Mountain Research Initiative has developed since 2001 an Expert Database, enabling researchers around the world to connect and come with new valuable research projects for our mountain areas. Considering the past growing research community […]

Read SILVER SMEs’ Summer newsletter! [6 / 09 / 2019]

  Did you know that about 75% of interviewees think older adults in our regions are not benefiting enough from innovative products and services? (see SILVER SMEs compiled SWOT analysis) SILVER SMEs partners have already […]

Join us at 2019 the Regions’ Week! [5 / 09 / 2019]

  During this year’s edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities, taking place in Brussels, from the 7th to the 10th of October 2019, Euromontana will participate to two workshops to reflect on […]

14th meeting of the subgroup on innovation of the EIP-AGRI [25 / 07 / 2019]

On 14 June 2019, took place in Brussels the 14th meeting of the Subgroup on Innovation of European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability. This subgroup meets three times a year to decide on […]

“We are here to find solutions”: Intergroup on SMART Villages for Rural Communities – Sparsely populated, Mountainous And Rural Territories [25 / 07 / 2019]

Intergroup – A parliamentary tool for the development of mountain areas Intergroups are trans partisan working group of the European Parliament, enabling MEPs from various countries and political groups to discuss current challenges. Although they […]

The importance of social innovation for Smart Villages development in the Alps [24 / 07 / 2019]

On May 23rd and 24th, 2019, the Italian region of Valle d’Aosta hosted a conference on “Smart Villages – a common perspective through different visions” in the Alps. As one of the events organised during […]

Populism and fundamental rights in suburban and rural areas [23 / 07 / 2019]

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organised a public hearing on “Populism and fundamental rights – suburban and rural areas” on July 11th, 2019. The hearing discussed the socio-economic causes of the rise of […]

SIMRA’s 7th newsletter in your mailboxes: a special edition on Innovation Actions! [19 / 07 / 2019]

One of the main objectives of the SIMRA project is to create collaboration and learning opportunities where local stakeholders (communities, researchers, businesses) can work together towards the implementation of social innovations, which could leave a […]

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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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