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Interview of the month: meeting with Bruno Douniès, from the APM (France) [25 / 03 / 2019]

The Association Porc Montagne (APM) is a French association created in 1997 to bring together representatives of the mountain swine industry through professional colleges of the sector. We met Bruno Douniès, Coordinator of the association, […]

Sustainable tourism policy: what is at stake after 2020? [22 / 03 / 2019]

Tourism is a significant factor of territorial development for mountain areas but also faces challenges related to social and environmental sustainability. With the current programming period coming to its end, different stakeholders and Members of […]

International day of forests 2019 [21 / 03 / 2019]

Coinciding with the first day of the spring season, Thursday 21th March is the International Day of Forests 2019. Of particular importance for the EU, forests cover 40% of the EU’s land area, including half […]

Smart Village Scotland: Web communities for Scotland’s rural towns and villages [21 / 03 / 2019]

Smart Village Scotland is a platform aiming at helping the development of smart villages in Scotland, by equipping rural territories with the same technologies as those existing in large cities. It provides a dedicated webpage […]

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 […]

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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📅

🚵‍♀️Discover the stories of mountain stakeholders on transition to more sustainable models!

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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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