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“Stay in the countryside – it pays off”: showing young people the opportunities in Polish mountainous regions [8 / 11 / 2021]

Many young people leave mountain regions because they see few opportunities on the labour market and have no prospects for the future. In four Polish mountainous regions, a campaign was conducted to inform young people […]

Cultural heritage can drive development and innovation in mountain areas says Euromontana [4 / 11 / 2021]

Mountains cover nearly 30% of the EU territory. Together with rural and remote areas they are home to 57% of the population and account for 46% of the gross added value produced in the EU […]

Valorisation of agricultural waste through large-scale bioeconomy in Norway [3 / 11 / 2021]

It is frequent that only meat and dairy products are valued outputs from mountain farms. Nonetheless, by-products generated in producing meat and dairy products can be transformed into high-quality products, thereby creating an additional income […]

Interesting calls for mountain projects: latest monitoring for our members [2 / 11 / 2021]

The scope of this monitoring is to help Euromontana’s members to identify interesting calls for projects and planning for their application throughout the year. In this article, you will find the upcoming calls for grants […]

Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas: Euromontana auditioned by the French Senate [27 / 10 / 2021]

Marie Clotteau, Director of Euromontana was auditioned on 14 October 2021 by the members of the Socialist, Ecologist and Republican Group of the French Senate on the recent Communication of the European Commission on the […]

Daily mobility: how to improve the quality of life of mountain inhabitants? [25 / 10 / 2021]

On 12th October 2021, Euromontana organised the online conference “Daily mobility: how to improve the quality of life of mountain inhabitants?” within the framework of the mobility week OrbiMob’ in Clermont-Ferrand, France. The event aimed […]

Being young in a mountain area in 2021 [25 / 10 / 2021]

On 12th October 2021, Euromontana organised its annual conference on “Being young in a mountain area in 2021”. The event was the opportunity to highlight the needs and desires of young people for the future […]

Maintaining open landscapes to preserve mountain biodiversity [20 / 10 / 2021]

Mountain grasslands in southern Europe are facing a loss of biodiversity due to landscape closure. Rural migration and land abandonment are leading to the progressive reforestation of these pastures and to an increase in the […]

Euromontana members discuss governance in mountain areas during their General Assembly [19 / 10 / 2021]

On 13th October 2021, Euromontana hold online its yearly General Assembly, chaired by its President Juanan Gutierrez. The meeting was the opportunity for the entire network to virtually meet with all the 5 new members […]

Euromontana presents recommendations to preserve mountain grasslands and pastoralism [18 / 10 / 2021]

On 7th October 2021, Euromontana participated to the virtual event “From transhumance to shepherd schools: environmental, cultural and economic value of pastoralism” organised in the framework of the Interreg Italy-France Maritime Cambio Via project. This […]

FIRE-RES: new mountain project on extreme wildfires in mountains! [14 / 10 / 2021]

In December 2021, Euromontana will start working on FIRE-RES: a new European-funded project on extreme wildfire events in mountainous and forest areas of Europe and beyond. Heat waves and wildfires events will be increasingly widespread […]

Montana174 kicks-off, get involved! [11 / 10 / 2021]

On 6th and 7th October 2021, Euromontana kicked off its new project Montana174 – “How Does the Cohesion Policy shape mountains?”. Funded by the European Commission – DG REGIO, Montana174 is a communication campaign aimed […]

Mountain grasslands: OREKA MENDIAN’s report and recommendations out! [6 / 10 / 2021]

In October 2021, the EU LIFE project OREKA MENDIAN published its final report “An overview of sustainable practices for the management of mountain grasslands in Europe”. Opened by Herbert Dorfmann, Member of the European Parliament, […]

Share your good practices on Cohesion Policy in mountains areas! [4 / 10 / 2021]

Euromontana is launching a call for good practices on Cohesion Policy in the framework of its new project Montana174. We invite you to share with us inspiring examples from your regions to show how the […]

Raising awareness on SDGs using drones in mountain schools [1 / 10 / 2021]

“Educatie la Inaltime”, literally “Education Up High” in English, is a project started in Romania in 2019 in the mountainous County of Hunedoara. The project aims at using the drones to teach differently. Through this […]

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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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