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Do the Alps need a sustainable tourism task officer ? [26 / 04 / 2019]

“Overtourism”, “smart management of tourist flows”, “protection of natural heritage sites” are part of the many challenges the Alpine region is facing. So far, different relevant initiatives have been developed in the territory, from eco-hostels […]

“Together it’s better”: carpooling initiative in the Jura Arc [25 / 04 / 2019]

The carpooling project in the Jura Arc promotes car sharing in this mid mountain region underserved by public transports. The initiative aims at facilitating local workers’ moves while at the same time encouraging social connections […]

Interview of the month: meeting with Gianluca Lentini, from Poliedra (Italy) [24 / 04 / 2019]

Poliedra is a consultancy and services centre, created 25 years ago at Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Gathering about 25 researchers, Poliedra’s core working themes are environmental sustainability, mobility, participation, decision support systems, smart cities and […]

Innovation and agriculture in 2019 and beyond [19 / 04 / 2019]

On Thursday 7 March 2019, the 13th meeting of the EIP-AGRI sub-group on innovation for agricultural productivity and sustainability was held in Brussels. This meeting was an opportunity to take stock of past activities and […]

Can future be smart for European rural, mountainous and sparsely populated areas? [19 / 04 / 2019]

On April 10th, the RUMRA intergroup on Remote, Mountainous and Remote Areas organised a conference at the European Committee of the Regions to discuss the needs and specificities of rural, mountainous and remote areas in […]

Inspiring rural networking [18 / 04 / 2019]

On April 11 and 12, 2019, ENRD organised in Brussels an event NetworX – inspiring rural Europe event. Euromontana actively participated to those two inspiring days of rural networking.   Networking to “de-Brusselize” rural development […]

No more glacier in the Alps in 80 years? [17 / 04 / 2019]

A new study published in the European Geosciences Union journal shows the Alps would be mostly ice free by 2100. Written by a team of researchers in Switzerland, the study provides updated data on the […]

2019 LIFE programme – new calls for proposals! [16 / 04 / 2019]

New calls for proposals under the EU LIFE programme are opened since April 4, 2019. They offer funding for projects under sub-programmes for environment and climate action. These sub-programmes cover a wide range of topics […]

Regions’ call to speed broadband access in Europe [12 / 04 / 2019]

The Committee of the Regions (CoR) asked for a Digital Europe for all last week at the Broadband Platform meeting with the European Commission. Created in 2017, the platform establishes a regular political dialogue between […]

A new database of good practices on climate change adaptation [9 / 04 / 2019]

The Pyrenees Climate Change Observatory (OPCC) created a new online database of good practices regarding climate change adaptation in the Pyrenees. The OPCC aims at monitoring and understanding climate change in the Pyrenees. The new […]

Wind farms and wolf conservation in Portugal: an innovative compensation scheme [5 / 04 / 2019]

Several renewable energy companies in Portugal have united to create the Iberian Wolf Habitat Conservation Association (ACHLI), which aims at putting in practice conservation activities that compensate for the environmental impact of wind parks. If […]

How can rural be inspirational? Choose your favourite project now [3 / 04 / 2019]

The Rural Inspiration Awards recognise inspiring initiatives funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) that demonstrate the contribution of rural development policy towards a more competitive, sustainable and inclusive rural Europe. The […]

Young people to the mountain tops this summer [2 / 04 / 2019]

Mountain areas are keen to welcome young travellers this summer and Euromontana has spotted three unique opportunities for young mountaineers from all over Europe. Don’t wait any longer to book your summer holidays! Travelling by […]

The EU ready to legislate on a worldwide protection of Geographical Indications? [29 / 03 / 2019]

On March 14, 2019, the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission reached a political agreement on the rules that lay down how the EU will operate as a member of the Geneva Act. […]

SIMRA’s 6th newsletter in your mailboxes [28 / 03 / 2019]

Only one year left of SIMRA! This coming year will be full of opportunities for you to contribute to the SIMRA project: local workshops will be organised to discuss the results of our case studies […]

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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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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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🔥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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Mark your calendars! 📅 On 21 Feb we host in Brussels @Silver_SMEs final event!

On the agenda: local & regional policies to address #ageing, actions to support #SMEs of the #SilverEconomy, the value of interregional cooperation in the face of #DemographicChange 👵

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📆 On 1 and 2 December, the #UNIMONT team will take part in Grenoble at the international congess "Encore une transition? Les territoires de montagne face aux changements socio-environnementaux"

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