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Interview of the month: Meeting with Danut Gitan from CEFIDEC (Romania) [27 / 06 / 2018]

CEFIDEC is the Carpathian Development Training Center of the Agency for the Romanian Mountain Areas, a government agency which is part of the Ministry of Agriculture. In Romania, 30% of the surface area is in […]

Enhancing Innovation in Rural Areas: The Experience from Scotland [25 / 06 / 2018]

On Thursday 7 June 2018, a workshop on how to enhance innovation in Scottish rural areas was organised and hosted by the Scottish Representation to the European Union in Brussels. The focus was on examining […]

Contribution of rural areas to the European Year of Cultural Heritage [20 / 06 / 2018]

Within the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH), the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organised on 5th June 2018, a public hearing to discuss the opportunities that this European Year envisages […]

Euromontana’s members meet the Italian DG forestry department in Rome [15 / 06 / 2018]

On 12 June 2018, some Italian members of Euromontana gathered in Rome to meet with Alessandra Stefani, the new General Director of the National Forestry Department from the Italian Agriculture Ministry. Elisabetta Parravicini, vice-President of Euromontana […]

Cohesion policy should not forget territorial cohesion: MEPs and the Council are called upon to apply EU obligation of Article 174 of the Treaty [12 / 06 / 2018]

The European Commission has released its proposal for the new Cohesion policy on the 1st June 2018. Euromontana calls upon the Council and the European Parliament to strongly modify some of these proposals in order […]

Shaping the work of the EIP Agri network for 2019 [11 / 06 / 2018]

The 5th of June 2018, the XIth meeting of the Subgroup of Innovation of the European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability (EIP-AGRI) took place in Brussels. Euromontana is one of the 60 expert […]

Social innovation in the Balkans: a new SIMRA brochure of examples now available [8 / 06 / 2018]

SIMRA has just released its third brochure collecting examples of social innovation in marginalised rural areas in the Balkan peninsula. The focus of the SIMRA project is on the European Union and the Mediterranean area, […]

2018 Forest Innovation Workshop: Feedback and presentations now available! [7 / 06 / 2018]

The third edition of the Forest Innovation Workshop “Inform-Prioritize-Collaborate: Cooperation of Regions on Innovation in Forest Management, Use of Wood and Forest-related Services” took place on 28 April 2018 in Brussels. The event aimed at […]

Have your say of the EU’s 7th Environment Action Programme to 2020! [6 / 06 / 2018]

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the Evaluation of the 7th Environment Action Programme to 2020, “Living well, within the limits of our planet”, running from 3 May 2018 until 26 July […]

Rezo Pouce, hitch-hiking to improve rural mobility [4 / 06 / 2018]

Rezo Pouce is a solution to tackle mobility issues in rural areas. It offers a free, environmentally-friendly and user-friendly mode of transport, by promoting the practice of hitchhiking, in an organised and secure manner. Rezo […]

Researchers‘ dream for the future of European mountains [29 / 05 / 2018]

NEMOR (the Network for European Mountain Research) is a network able to mobilise and link up much-needed mountain research competencies and capacities Europe-wide, comprising researchers and research organisations who want to promote research in, and […]

Defending pastoralism: towards a European plan for the wolf [28 / 05 / 2018]

Ten MEPs (including Michel Dantin, José Bové, Herbert Dorfmann and Karl-Heinz Florenz) organised an interparliamentary conference on 15 May 2018, at the European Parliament in Brussels, to reflect on how pastoralism can be maintained in […]

La WAB, a free rural university for digital transition [25 / 05 / 2018]

Based in Bergerac, France, la WAB is a free university specialised in short digital courses. The aim of this cooperative enterprise is to give access to the digital technology to everyone, and in particular to […]

Register now to the RUMRA breakfast on Smart Villages [23 / 05 / 2018]

Euromontana co-organises with MEP Franc Bogovič (EPP) a RUMRA breakfast on “How can social innovation help villages become smarter?”. The Breakfast, organised within the framework of the European Parliament Intergroup on Rural, Mountainous and Remote […]

Today is EU Natura 2000 day! [21 / 05 / 2018]

On 21 May 2018, we celebrate the creation of a tool in favour of Europe’s biodiversity and natural richness. Indeed, the EU dedicated this day to the 26st anniversary of the Natura 2000 Network, a […]

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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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