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How can the Pyrenees tackle climate change? [13 / 02 / 2019]

The Pyrenees Climate Change Observatory (OPCC) published its new report “Climate change in the Pyrenees: impacts, vulnerabilities and adaptation”. Its production gathered more than 100 experts from Aragon, Navarre, Catalonia, Basque Country, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Occitanie and […]

Good practices of rural sustainable mobility presented during SMARTA workshop [12 / 02 / 2019]

Started in May 2018, SMARTA  – Sustainable shared mobility interconnected with public transport in European rural areas (developing the concept of ‘smart rural transport areas’) – is a two-year European-funded project which aims to understand […]

SILVER SMEs meets entrepreneurs and policy-makers at AgeingFit 2019 [7 / 02 / 2019]

SILVER SMEs partners met in Lille and attended AgeingFit, a European event dedicated to innovation partnerships in the healthy ageing sector, which was organised in Lille (France), on 29 & 30 January 2019. Silver Health […]

Advanced International Course on Social Innovation in Rural Areas [6 / 02 / 2019]

A one-week training course will be organised in the framework of the H2020 EU-funded project Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA) at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ-CIHEAM) on 18-22 November 2019 to […]

How is the LEADER approach applied in the Western Balkan countries? [6 / 02 / 2019]

Find out how the LEADER approach is applied in Western Balkan countries in a recent publication produced by the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South Eastern Europe (SWG): “From a local initiative to […]

Implementation of the EU optional quality term “mountain product”: where do we stand in the different Member States? [5 / 02 / 2019]

Rewarding 15 years of Euromontana commitment to the topic of mountain products, the use of the optional quality term (OQT) “mountain product” was protected in November 2012 by the European Union with the (EU) regulation […]

Take part in the European survey on the Sustainable Development Goals! [24 / 01 / 2019]

Since the adoption in 2015 of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the 193 signatory countries are expected to report regularly on the implementation of […]

Pyrénées Création: restoring the nobility of wool [22 / 01 / 2019]

The revalorisation of a traditional sector Pyrénées  Création  is  a  small  company  from  the  French  Pyrenees  that  has succeeded,  with  modern  design  and  innovative  creations  (slippers, bags,  plaids and  rugs)  to  bring  the  wool  of  […]

URBACT: an Opportunity for Cities in Mountain Areas? [17 / 01 / 2019]

URBACT’s last call for Action Planning networks is now open. The URBACT III Programme is looking for up to 23 new Action Planning networks. Action Planning networks aim to help cities in Europe find solutions […]

New SILVER SMEs project brochure just out [16 / 01 / 2019]

The SILVER SMEs Interreg Europe project has just released its project brochure, describing the key objectives and activities of the project, as well as ways to get involved in the project. You can find out […]

The Committee of the Regions calls for strong rural development to overcome the challenges face by territories [15 / 01 / 2019]

The Committee of the Regions (CoR) adopted an opinion on the Common Agricultural Policy  (CAP) on 5 December 2018 in which it emphasised the need for a fairer, more sustainable and more inclusive CAP. According […]

How education can connect youth and Alpine heritage? [11 / 01 / 2019]

The Interreg Alpine Space project YOUrALPS: Educating Youth for the Alps – (re)connecting Youth and Mountain heritage for an inspiring future in the Alps lasts from November 2016 to October 2019 and tackles the challenge […]

Digitalisation in Tourism: In-depth analysis of challenges and opportunities [9 / 01 / 2019]

The Commission has published a new study on digitalisation in tourism to analyse the challenges and opportunities of digitalisation in tourism, how these challenges and opportunities affect different stakeholder groups, and to discuss how they […]

A new Expert analysis on Mountains areas in the Cohesion Policy has been published [7 / 01 / 2019]

DG REGIO has published the final report of Gilda Carbone on “Expert analysis on Geographical specificities: Mountains, Islands and Sparsely Populated Areas”. This report was asked by DG REGIO to better understand how the Managing […]

How the municipality of Alzen quadrupled its population in 40 years [1 / 01 / 2019]

Following the sudden death of André Rouch, President of the Parc Naturel des Pyrénées Ariégeoises and member of Euromontana, on 31 December 2018, Euromontana wishes to honour his dynamism and enthusiasm for his mountains and […]

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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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