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Sweet mountains [11 / 02 / 2015]

Some Italian West Alpine companies and villages have built up a network to support a new tourism approach in mountain tourism, valorizing the differences and characteristics of its members . These enterprises and villages are […]

“Mountains as challenging areas”: Euromontana has made a presentation at Isara [11 / 02 / 2015]

The 6th February 2015, Damiana Maiz, Policy Officer at Euromontana, had the occasion to give a class at ISARA-Lyon on how to represent mountains at European level. The course was given in the framework of […]

Public hearing on vocational education and training in rural and remote areas [6 / 02 / 2015]

Euromontana participated in a public hearing on vocational education and training in rural and remote areas at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 28th January 2014. The objective was to collect the feedback […]

UHI is looking for a Research Assistant / Conference Support [4 / 02 / 2015]

The Centre for Mountain Studies and the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development based in the Perth College of the UHI (University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland) are searching for a Research Assistant and […]

Towards Act II of the Mountain Law in France [3 / 02 / 2015]

ANEM (the National Association of the Elected Representatives in Mountain Areas in France) welcomes the implementation of the Act II of the Mountain Law decided by the French Prime Minister in France. Laurent Wauquiez, Member […]

The New EU Rural Networks’ Assembly has been launched [2 / 02 / 2015]

The 26th January 2015, the EU Rural Networks’ Assembly was officially launched first the 1st meeting gathering 196 governmental, non-governmental, local and innovation stakeholders. Euromontana is a member of this General Assembly. The main aim […]

How satellite broadband solutions can help to reduce the digital divide in mountain areas? [28 / 01 / 2015]

The digital divide is a key issue in mountain areas where access to broadband is insufficient or even not existent at all. The challenge is therefore to implement innovative solutions that allow the mountain population […]

First meeting of the Intergroup on Rural, Mountains and Remote Areas in Strasbourg. [23 / 01 / 2015]

The first official meeting of the Intergroup on Rural Mountains and Remote Areas (RMRA) took place last week, on 15th January, in Strasbourg during the plenary session of the European Parliament. The creation of this Intergroup is […]

New funding opportunity under Horizon 2020: The Fast Track to Innovation [22 / 01 / 2015]

The Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) pilot is a fully-bottom-up measure in Horizon 2020 to promote close-to-the-market innovation activities, and open to all types of participants.The FTI Pilot will be implemented in 2015 and 2016 […]

Alpine Space Programme: first call of proposals will be launched on 25th February [21 / 01 / 2015]

Following the official adoption of the Operational Programme for the Alpine Space Programme on 17th December 2014, this programme is about to launch its first call for proposals. The terms of reference have already been […]

Opinion of the EESC on Community Led Local Development [20 / 01 / 2015]

The LEADER local development approach provides, since 1991, rural communities in the EU with a method for involving local partners in shaping the future development of their area. While LEADER has received full support at […]

“A new CAP: mountains of opportunity”: 3rd newsletter is available [8 / 01 / 2015]

The third newsletter of  « A new CAP: mountains of opportunity » has been published. This project has the objective of informing the mountain actors about the opportunities given by the new Common Agricultural Policy […]

Guide on EU Funding for the Tourism sector [7 / 01 / 2015]

The European Commission and the Committee of the Regions have both published an EU funding guide for the tourism sector. They aim at facilitating the tourism actors to find the adequate funding schemes for their […]

EIP-AGRI seminar for managing authorities on launching Operational Groups [6 / 01 / 2015]

DG Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) invited national/regional Managing Authorities to Brussels, the 18 – 19 November 2014, to participate in a technical seminar on ‘Launching Operational Groups and EIP (European Innovation Partnership) Networking […]

Conference “2024 prospects for EU agricultural markets”: presentations available [6 / 01 / 2015]

The presentations from the conference “2024 prospects for EU agricultural markets” organised by Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) the 5th December 2014 are now available. During this conference DG AGRI presented its […]

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