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How to fund citizen engagement in mountains? The future of the “Europe for Citizens” programme in 2021-2027 [18 / 05 / 2021]

In the 2014-2020 period, the Europe for Citizens programme financed over 2,500 projects on citizen engagement, participation and understanding of EU history, values, and diversity with a total portfolio of approximately € 187 million. In […]

Get inspired by SILVER SMEs’ results factsheet! [12 / 05 / 2021]

Our Interreg Europe SILVER SMEs project will soon celebrate its third year of activity and publishes its results factsheet presenting the main outcomes of the project.   Why SILVER SMEs? By 2070, 30% of Europe’s […]

Smart Villages: join the new SmartAlps network! [11 / 05 / 2021]

The Interreg Alpine Space project SMARTVillages held its final conference on the 29th April 2021. From 2018 to 2021, this project contributed to the development of the Smart Villages concept and to its adaptation to […]

Interview of the month: meeting with Rosa Amorós i Capdevila, Secretary General of the Pyrenean Cooperation Community [10 / 05 / 2021]

Created in 1983, the Pyrenean Cooperation Community (CTP) is a cross-border cooperation territory with seven members. Today, they include more than 23 million inhabitants. Since 2019, and until November 2021, the rotating Presidency of the […]

Ageing in rural Europe: relive SILVER SMEs conference! [6 / 05 / 2021]

Euromontana and the Province of Teruel co-organised SILVER SMEs’ online mid-term conference on “Challenges and solutions to cope with ageing in rural Europe: the role of the Silver Economy” on the 21st April 2021. By […]

Is the new Erasmus+ programme closer to mountains? [5 / 05 / 2021]

On 25th March 2021, the Guide of the 2021-2027 Erasmus+ programme and the first call for the year 2021 have both been published. The new Erasmus+ programme will bring some relevant changes with respect to […]

The Rural Civic Service to involve youth in local development [4 / 05 / 2021]

The Rural Erasmus created by InSite aims to support project leaders in villages, to promote the vitality and creativity of rural areas and to enable young people aged 16 to 26 to get involved in […]

Pastoral schools on the rise: Italy welcomes the “Scuola Nazionale di Pastorizia” [30 / 04 / 2021]

Transferring pastoral knowledge to preserve vibrant rural areas Over millennia, pastoral societies have accumulated knowledge and skills on how to successfully manage pastoral systems. Their work contributes to maintain vibrant rural areas, benefitting the rural […]

Rural mobility: a need for debate and policy action at EU level [28 / 04 / 2021]

By Andrea Lorenzini, SMARTA project Throughout rural Europe, most people have little or no choice about how they travel. Their only choice is whether they can travel at all. Almost all travel is made by […]

Revision of the Promotion Policy for Agricultural products: get involved to maintain the opportunity for mountain products! [27 / 04 / 2021]

The EU Promotion Policy, that promotes agricultural products within and outside the European Union, is being revised with the objective to make it more sustainable. The Promotion Policy is an opportunity to publicise the unique […]

Climate adaptation for SMEs: registrations open for our third Smart mountains webinar! [26 / 04 / 2021]

  Euromontana organises its third webinar of the Smart mountains series on “Climate adaptation: what opportunities for mountain businesses?” on 27th May 2021 from 14.00 to 15.45 via the Zoom platform and in English. Registrations […]

Heavy centralisation risks shifting new Common Agricultural Policy away from citizens and business needs [26 / 04 / 2021]

CoR press release 23/04/2021​ As the discussions on the role of regions in the future CAP enter the trilogue phase, the European Committee of the Regions ask the Council and the Commission to fall in […]

Interreg Europe 2021-2027: what changes compared to 2014-2020? [22 / 04 / 2021]

Interreg Europe is the EU’s programme for interregional cooperation which supports experience sharing, policy learning and capacity building for regional actors across all Europe. The fourth draft of the 2021-2027 Interreg Europe’s programme has been […]

Sankt Veit low carbon daily mobility strategy [21 / 04 / 2021]

Sankt Veit im Pongau, Austria, is a village counting around 3,700 people. To decrease car dependency in the area and decongest roads, regional stakeholders designed and implemented a tailored made low-carbon transport strategy targeting the […]

OREKA MENDIAN Booklet of good practices is out! [20 / 04 / 2021]

In April 2021, OREKA MENDIAN published a booklet of good practices showcasing 31 inspiring examples for the sustainable management of mountain grasslands gathered across 18 European countries. These good practices will inspire farmers, breeders and […]

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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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