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Social Innovations reduce the impact of forest fires in rural Catalonia [13 / 06 / 2017]

At SIMRA’s first General Assembly, celebrated in Barcelona last May at the Mediterranean European Forest Institute (EFIMED), we got the chance to see first-hand how inhabitants of the Comarca of Bages are minimizing the impact […]

‘Address mountain specificities better in the future Cohesion Policy’ [12 / 06 / 2017]

It is time to really implement territorial cohesion and pay special attention to mountain areas, as emphasised in the article 174 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU.  On 7th June 2017, more […]

From Cork 2.0 to concrete actions for a better life in rural areas [9 / 06 / 2017]

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) section for Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment (NAT) is working on a new own-initiative opinion entitled “From Cork 2.0 Declaration to concrete actions”, led by rapporteur Sofia […]

SIMRA’s first General Assembly takes place in Barcelona [29 / 05 / 2017]

SIMRA partners and its Scientific Advisory Board gathered in Barcelona from 16 to 18th May 2017 for a productive annual project meeting and the first General Assembly, hosted by the EFI Mediterranean Regional Office in […]

Welcome to our new member: The Avila County Council   [23 / 05 / 2017]

The Avila County Council (Diputación de Ávila) has just joined Euromontana. Avila County Council is one of the nine provinces of the region of Castilla and León in the centre of Spain. Its capital, Ávila city […]

GEOPOS: livestock geo-localisation through satellite [22 / 05 / 2017]

Context Due to the mountainous topography of the Basque Country, livestock breeders often lose a lot of time by going to seek their herd in the mountains every day, which is especially stressful for part […]

How a dairy cooperative in Slovenia became one of the leading producers of high quality fresh milk and cheese [18 / 05 / 2017]

A dairy plant in Slovenia created a local mountain supply chain with high added value that resulted in having a positive impact on the local economy and promote the long tradition of the area in […]

European Economic and Social Committee has published a draft opinion about Services of General Economic Interest [17 / 05 / 2017]

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has published a preliminary draft opinion on Services of General Economic Interest (SGEI). The draft opinion was discussed with stakeholders at a public hearing on 10th May 2017 […]

Alpipro focuses on digital innovation in ski areas [16 / 05 / 2017]

On the 20th and 21st  of April 2017, the 4th edition of the exhibition ALPIPRO was held in Chambéry, Savoie, in France. With more than 200 exhibitors and brands, the event aimed to gather different […]

Sustainable tourism activities in mountain – the example of Espubike in Spain [12 / 05 / 2017]

The ‘Espubike’ cycling trail project, in Spain, is a great example of an opportunity to develop sustainable tourism activities based on natural and environmental values. Origin of the project Espubike ‘Espubike’ is a sustainable cycling […]

The PEGASUS project publishes its third newsletter [10 / 05 / 2017]

The third newsletter of the PEGASUS project has been published! It provides information on the project’s progress since October 2016 and some of the emerging findings to enable a greater provision of public goods and […]

Welcome to our new member:  the Autonomous Province of Bozen SüdTirol  [4 / 05 / 2017]

The Autonomous Province of Bozen SüdTirol has joined Euromontana. Within the administration of the Autonomous Province of Bozen – Südtirol, the Department of Agriculture sees itself as a customer and partner-oriented public service and administrative […]

New economy models and social innovation: an opportunity for a better Europe [3 / 05 / 2017]

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organised a conference on the theme “New economy models and social innovation: an opportunity for a better Europe” on the 23rd of February 2017, in Brussels. As a […]

Launch of the Silver Tourism project MOOC expected in June 2017! [2 / 05 / 2017]

Euromontana participates in a Erasmus + project called “Silver Tourism” which started in October 2015 and will end next October. This project aims to provide the necessary training for the tourism sector to take advantage […]

How to improve energy efficiency in mountain hotels and restaurants? The example of the hotel Cyprianerhof [28 / 04 / 2017]

Every year, mountains receive tens of millions of tourists (more than 150 million in the Alps alone). It is therefore very important that hotel and restaurant owners can implement initiatives to reduce their energy consumption, with a […]

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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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