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Euromontana launches a Discussion Forum for pastoral schools across Europe [30 / 03 / 2022]

In June 2022, Euromontana will launch a Discussion Forum among different pastoral schools across Europe. Organised in the frame of the LIFE ShepForBio project, this Discussion Forum aims to create a common space where pastoral […]

Euromontana welcomes the designation of 2026 as International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists [29 / 03 / 2022]

The United Nations adopted on 15 March 2022 the resolution proclaiming 2026 the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists. The text highlights the connections between pastoralism and diverse ecosystems, cultures, and traditional knowledge of coexistence […]

Ongoing adaptation efforts insufficient to tackle climate change in mountain areas says new IPCC report [15 / 03 / 2022]

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published the second part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, which includes an entire Cross-Chapter Paper on Mountains. This new report […]

What European policy frameworks to support pastoralism? [11 / 03 / 2022]

Over the past decades, the abandonment of mountainous areas has largely been due to the reduction in the number of pastoral farms and shepherds. In the last months, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the […]

Soča Evergreen: a year-round tourism strategy in the Soča Valley [3 / 03 / 2022]

The Soča Valley in Slovenia is a popular destination for outdoor tourism. However, the high seasonality of activities can have negative effects on the concentration of tourist flows, on sensitive natural areas and on the […]

FIRE-RES goes live! [2 / 03 / 2022]

Today, the website of the FIRE-RES project went live. An opportunity to get better acquainted with this Green Deal project demonstrating the implementation of Integrated Fire Management concepts and supporting the transition towards more resilient […]

2022 calls for agri-products promotion campaigns: funding opportunities for mountain products [17 / 02 / 2022]

On 1st and 2nd February 2022, the European Research Executive Agency held the Info Day on the Call for Proposals for the 2022 EU Promotion Programme for Agricultural Products. The promotion policy calls are an […]

Balcões Móveis: bringing administrative services closer to mountain citizens [16 / 02 / 2022]

The closure of public administrations and the access to services of general interest are challenges that arises in more and more mountain territories, especially if they are isolated. To address this problem, the Intermunicipal Community […]

SILVER SMEs publishes its 12th newsletter [10 / 02 / 2022]

Partners of our Interreg Europe SILVER SMEs project are now implementing their regional Action Plans to support the development of the Silver Economy in rural and mountainous areas. These Action Plans aim at developing the […]

“Smart mountains”: call for successful initiatives for the XII European Mountain Convention [3 / 02 / 2022]

Euromontana is launching a call for initiatives in the framework of the XII European Mountain Convention, co-organised with Cia – Agricoltori Italiani on 25-26-27 October 2022 in the Italian Natural Park and Biosphere Reserve of […]

Euromontana welcomes the balanced definition of strictly protected areas [2 / 02 / 2022]

The new European Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, presented in May 2020, set new objectives for the protection of biodiversity in the European Union. Among these objectives, the strategy sets the target of achieving 30% of […]

Rhodoshop: a One-Stop-Shop on energy efficiency for the Rhodope’s municipalities [1 / 02 / 2022]

Energy efficiency is a key area for public action to reduce energy consumption and cut greenhouse gas emissions. However, this requires significant investments, including by local public authorities. These authorities sometimes have difficulties in identifying […]

The Mountain Partnership publishes guidelines for the post-COVID recovery of sustainable mountain tourism [27 / 01 / 2022]

The FAO’s Mountain Partnership Secretariat and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) recently published the joint report Mountain tourism – Towards a more sustainable path. While tourism was the focus of the 2021 International […]

FIRE-RES project kicks-off: striving for a fire-resilient Europe [26 / 01 / 2022]

On the 18th – 19th and 20th January 2022, Euromontana participated to the kick-off meeting in Solsona (Spain) of the Horizon 2020 research project FIRE-RES. This project aims to boost the socio-ecological transition of the […]

Being young in a mountain area: Euromontana’s report is out! [24 / 01 / 2022]

Euromontana, the European Association of Mountain areas, releases a new European wide report on mountain youth, 10 years after its first survey. Carried out with the support of Euromontana members and in collaboration with Educ’Alpes […]

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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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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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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!🔥
#ManagingWildfires

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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We stand for #SmartMountains for 2050! 🌄
🔄 resilience
⛰ attractiveness
🌱 sustainability

Find out more on the XII EMC recommendations on dedicated polices & funding, #innovation, community involvement, #cooperation & more 👇
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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"

💻 Follow the hashtag #TransALPESgre

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