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The Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment launches a mountain biodiversity and human wellbeing survey [8 / 05 / 2018]

The Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA), a platform for international and cross-disciplinary collaboration on the assessment, conservation, and sustainable use of mountain biodiversity, is carrying out a first assessment of the state of, trends in, […]

How the GreenWoolF project achieved to convert wool wastes into high value fertilizer [4 / 05 / 2018]

Wool is a by-product of sheep breeding. It is divided into high quality and low-quality wool, called coarse wool that is not suitable for textile uses. The remaining wool is considered as useless waste because […]

“The wolf has returned” – Feedback from the conference of the Saxony-Anhalt delegation [4 / 05 / 2018]

On April 12, 2018, the Representation of the German State of Saxony-Anhalt to the European Union and its Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Energy organised a conference in Brussels on the topic of large predators […]

Apply now for this new course on “Recording rock-art: new technologies for the documentation and management of mountain and valley heritage” (Italy) [2 / 05 / 2018]

The Mountain University (the Edolo campus of the University of Milan) in collaboration with the Centro Camuno di Studi Preistorici  have launched a course on “Recording rock-art: new technologies for the documentation and management of mountain and valley […]

Which future for pastoralism in Europe? Feedback from the workshop in Moûtiers [27 / 04 / 2018]

On 7 March 2018, Euromontana organized a workshop entitled “Which future for pastoralism in Europe? The cohabitation with large carnivores and the attractivity of the pastoral jobs in question”, in Moûtiers, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region […]

Future EU budget announcements to come next week! [24 / 04 / 2018]

The European commissioner for budget and human resources, Günther Oettinger, will be announcing key figures for each of the main areas of the post-2020 budget on 2 May 2018. Details on the proposed spending in […]

Registrations for the XI European Mountain Convention on cultural heritage are now open! [20 / 04 / 2018]

  How can we turn an unreplaceable inheritance from the past into a game changer for our future? This is the objective of the XI European Mountain Convention on “Cultural Heritage as an Engine for […]

How to enhance rural innovation? Key messages from the OECD conference [19 / 04 / 2018]

The 11th OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Rural Development Conference was held in Edinburgh on 9-12 April 2018. Prior to the main conference, a series of interactive sessions, led by the European Network […]

Smart Villages: Participate in the consultation on the definition and share your good practices [18 / 04 / 2018]

The concept of “Smart Villages” is gaining more and more attention at EU level and is likely to play a role in future policy. In light of this, a Pilot Project has been launched on […]

Smart Villages : For a Smarter Future of Rural areas [17 / 04 / 2018]

On 13th April 2018 in Bled, Slovenia, a joint conference between the European Commission and the European Parliament was organised on “European Action for Smart Villages: for a brighter future of rural areas in the […]

Dramatic biodiversity trends, including in mountain areas: The most recent scientific updates are out [12 / 04 / 2018]

The last few weeks have been fruitful in terms of scientific publications and political declarations on the dramatic trends observed in the levels of biodiversity world-wide. Several publications have caught our eye, notably a study […]

SILVER SMEs: Euromontana is pleased to have won a new Interreg Europe project! [11 / 04 / 2018]

SILVER SMEs is an INTERREG Europe project that aims to identify and implement regional policies that take advantage of opportunities derived from the Silver Economy in order to improve the growth and competitiveness of SMEs. […]

Register now for the Forest Innovation workshop on 26 April in Brussels [9 / 04 / 2018]

Forestry and forest-based economy will play a major role in the EU climate and energy policy and bio-economy. The European Innovation Partnership Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability (EIP Agri) specifically addresses these issues and offers a framework […]

Wifi4EU web portal is now open: municipalities can register [5 / 04 / 2018]

The European Commission has recently launched the Wifi4EU web portal, where municipalities or association of municipalities from across Europe can register to receive financing for the installation of free wireless internet hotspots. The Wifi4EU initiative, […]

Save The Date: the XI European Mountain Convention on cultural heritage will be on 25-26-27 September 2018 in Romania [4 / 04 / 2018]

How can we turn an unreplaceable inheritance from the past into a game changer for our future? This is the objective of the XI European Mountain Convention on “Cultural Heritage as an Engine for Creativity, […]

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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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