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Clean mountains for the Romanian national mountain day! [30 / 09 / 2021]

By Danut Ungureanu, Director of the Romanian National Agency for Mountain Areas Each year on the 14th of September, we are celebrating the ”National Mountain Day” in Romania. This date is traditionally the end of pasture […]

4th “Pitch your project”: mountain youth’s chance to boost sustainable development [28 / 09 / 2021]

The fourth edition of the “Pitch Your Project” competition is launched! Through the initiative, EUSALP is mobilising creative and committed young people for the sustainable development of the Alpine region. All young people aged between […]

Maramures County joins Euromontana! [20 / 09 / 2021]

The County of Maramureș (Romania) recently joined our network. Maramures is a unique location in the geographical heartland of Europe, land of wooden churches, mythological richness, impressive landscapes, carefully preserving the culture, traditions, and lifestyle […]

Between Lleida and La Pobla: an on-demand train in the Pyrenees [16 / 09 / 2021]

In the High Pyrenees of Catalonia, an on-demand railway line connects 17 rural villages every day. The model of the service was reshaped by regional authorities to keep the line efficient and viable while maintaining […]

Interview of the month: meeting with the EUSALP Youth Council [13 / 09 / 2021]

Launched in July 2021, the EUSALP Youth Council aims to give Alpine youth a voice, to listen to and consider their proposals and to give them the opportunity to influence the political decisions that will […]

How does the Cohesion Policy shape mountains? Montana174: a new Euromontana project [7 / 09 / 2021]

In October 2021, Euromontana will launch Montana174: a 12-month large communication campaign on the Cohesion Policy in mountain areas. Funded by the European Commission – DG REGIO, this campaign aims to raise awareness on how […]

New EU Forest Strategy for 2030: are mountains out of the woods? [1 / 09 / 2021]

The European Commission published in July 2021 the new EU Forest Strategy, repealing the 2013 one and setting new objectives towards 2030. Although long overdue, as the last Forest Strategy ended in 2020, the new […]

Tularù: investing in the energy transition of mountain farms [30 / 08 / 2021]

Tularù is an organic and diversified 60 ha farm located in Rieti, in the mountainous Region of Lazio (Italy). The farm is committed to sustainable development and the environmental strand of its action includes the […]

Neu.Land.Leben joins Euromontana! [20 / 07 / 2021]

The Austrian organisation Neu.Land.Leben was founded in May 2021 with the objective to bring together people from cities and rural areas. The organisation was initiated after the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. Many people from urban areas […]

Internship opportunity – September 2021 to February 2022 [13 / 07 / 2021]

Euromontana, the European Association of mountain areas, offers in its Brussels office a 6-month internship as Communication Intern from September 2021 onwards. Only students able to provide a traineeship agreement from a university will be […]

Digital Alps: Partnering with Broadband Competence Offices to build a digital connectivity roadmap for the Alpine Region [6 / 07 / 2021]

By Ashya Lane-Spollen, Digital Communications Manager BCO Network Support Facility Mountain regions have much to gain from digitalisation and broadband connectivity. There is great potential for Smart Villages, SMEs, and access to online services in healthcare, education […]

Agreement reached on post-2022 CAP [2 / 07 / 2021]

Last 25th June 2021, negotiators finally came with a deal on the post-2022 Common Agriculture Policy (CAP), which was then endorsed by the Agriculture Council on Monday 28th.   Key elements of the deal One […]

Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas: an achievement for the mountains? [1 / 07 / 2021]

The European Commission published its Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas on 30th June 2021. Announced in September 2019 by the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, the Vision is the new flagship […]

New EU Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas: a welcomed political will but timid progress [30 / 06 / 2021]

Today, the European Commission published its Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas . Euromontana has been advocating for a long time for a European Rural Agenda that would take into consideration the specificities of the different […]

Integrated data to anticipate forest fires in Mediterranean mountains [29 / 06 / 2021]

Fire is the most significant natural threat to forests and wooded areas in Mediterranean mountains. Their natural ecosystems, rich in shrubs, are especially vulnerable to fire and climate change fosters wildfire risks due to the […]

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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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