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How to drive rural and mountain areas towards sustainability? [19 / 03 / 2019]

Last March 14, 2019, Euromontana participated to the joint conference of the European Economic and Social Committee and the European Rural Parliament “Making rural areas the engines of a sustainable Europe”. The event aimed at […]

How to achieve bio-circular villages? [15 / 03 / 2019]

On March 7, 2019, Euromontana participated to the “2019 Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference: Success Stories and New Challenges” jointly organised by the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee. This year’s workshops included […]

Discover in video the SILVER SMEs project! [12 / 03 / 2019]

SILVER SMEs just published its first video about the project! Filmed during the partner’s visit to Lille, on 29, 30 January 2019, it aims to present the objectives of the project and the challenges for […]

The green architecture of the CAP: challenges and threats for mountain areas [8 / 03 / 2019]

A CAP reform usually means a reform of the green architecture of the CAP and the post-2020 reform is no exception. Even more so, as one of the general objectives for the next CAP is […]

The Social Innovation family: what about social economy and digital social innovation? [7 / 03 / 2019]

During the European Industry Days, taking place in Brussels, on 5-6 February 2019, a special focus was given to the wider family of social innovation including social enterprises and digital social innovation. Both the European […]

A look back on the smart eco-social villages pilot initiative [5 / 03 / 2019]

The Pilot Project on Smart Eco-Social Villages, initiated by the European Parliament, has been carried out by a consortium consisting of Ecorys, Origin for Sustainability and R.E.D. under the responsibility of the European Commission (Directorate-General […]

SILVER SMEs’ second newsletter is out! [4 / 03 / 2019]

  Did you know that about 50% of the EU’s population aged 65 and over contributes to the touristic sector? The SILVER SMEs project published its second newsletter, with updates on the project’s most recent […]

Are ecology and winter sports compatible? Focus on the Flocon vert label [1 / 03 / 2019]

Mountain Riders, a French education association for sustainable development, has created the Flocon Vert label to raise awareness of tourists on the climate cause and promote sustainable tourism. The objective is to reconcile snow tourism […]

Interview of the month: meeting with Joan Buchaca from Deputacion de Lleida (Spain) [27 / 02 / 2019]

The Deputacion of Lleida (Diputacio de Lleida, in catalan) is a supramunicipal entity in the Catalonia region. The Deputacion de Lleida recently joined Euromontana and is very participative in the association’s activities. We met Joan […]

What is the role of regions to achieve EU climate targets? [26 / 02 / 2019]

Euromontana participated as a guest to the task force on climate meeting of The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR), on February 6th, 2019, since mountain regions and islands (together with sparsely populated areas) fall […]

Get ready for the 2019 promotion policy calls! [21 / 02 / 2019]

On February 7th, 2019, the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA) held an Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2019 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. The deadline for applications submission […]

Enhancing the cultural heritage of mountain areas: a new booklet of good practices [19 / 02 / 2019]

Inspired by the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, the Schignano Workshop (Province of Como, Italy) and from the XI European Mountain Convention, ERSAF (the Lombardy regional body for agricultural and forestry services) published a […]

A new video to explain the Oreka Mendian project! [18 / 02 / 2019]

An informative video of the LIFE Oreka Mendian project is now available. The video provides general information about the project and about the actions that are implemented in the mountain pastures of 15 protected areas […]

Romania has established a national logo for the optional quality term ”Mountain Product” [15 / 02 / 2019]

On February 5th 2019, Romania announced the creation of a specific logo for the quality term “mountain product” in the Official Journal of Romania. The Order of the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development no. […]

SIMRA participated in the debate on “Smart villages: Integrated strategic approaches to innovation in rural areas” [14 / 02 / 2019]

On 29th January 2019, Marie Clotteau, Director of Euromontana, presented SIMRA to the NAT (Commission for Natural Resources) members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) during a debate on “Smart Villages: integrated strategic […]

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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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