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Insights for the implementation of the Rural Pact towards a sustainable rural/urban development

Date: 2022, 9th of February 14:30- 17:00 This event will bring together representatives from several European institutions (European Parliament, French Presidency of the EU Council, Committee of the Regions, European Commission) to engage in a conversation with EESC NAT Section Members on the long-term vision and the implementation of the Rural Pact as well as the potential role and areas of collaboration for the EU institutions. More information here: Link to The Event information &nbs...
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Summer Academy “Regenerative Agriculture. Bold Step Towards Sustainability”

Summer Academy ONLINE: 7th to 9th of September "Regenerative Agriculture. Bold Step Towards Sustainability" The 19th Summer Academy of Euracademy Association aims to explore how Regenerative Agriculture practices can be introduced and sustained by landowners and rural communities. We will consider how progressing towards Regenerative Agricultural practices can have a positive impact on climate change and biodiversity, while local economies are enhanced by stable employment and income. Read...
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Smart Villages for a Green, Digital and Resilient Europe

International Forum of LAG and Conference: Smart Villages for a Green, Digital and Resilient Europe, 30. 9. – 2. 10. 2021, Slovenia International conference Smart Villages for a Green, Digital and resilient Europe will be held on Friday, the 1st of October 2021 at the Rajhenburg Castle in Brestanica and is organized by Office of Franc Bogovič, MEP (SLS/EPP) and partners. The conference will be one of the main events at the occasion of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Un...
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Results of 2nd Balkan Rural Parlaiment

More than 60 various stakeholders from rural areas of the Western Balkan countries, including representatives of the civil society, Managing Authorities from the WB countries, national governments and relevant donors, gathered in Ohrid, N. Macedonia, on June 15 and 16, for the 2nd Balkan Rural Parliament, organized by the Balkan Rural Development Network (BRDN), with financial support of SWG – Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South Eastern Europe. More about parliament and...
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Towards a Holistic Strategy on Sustainable end Equitable Rural and Urban Development

On 18 June 2021, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the European Rural Parliament (ERP)  holds an online public hearing aiming to explore ways to achieve sustainability and prosperity through new ways of cooperation between rural and urban areas, building upon the debate held at the EESC NAT Section meeting of 8 March 2021. Read more here: http://cdlink2.eesc.europa.eu/m/1/76282871/p1-b21153-a8fef6a2df934350878fb180ec6e7c26/1/406/963d940c-8d4b-407d-89d2-8fc50f46fc61 &...
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CAP- Cafe “”Behind the Scenes of National Rural Parliaments – Advocacy methods and tools”

Summary of the event:   PREPARE in cooperation with Latvian Rural Forum and SYTY organise its first CAP-café on advocacy by Rural Parliaments. National Rural Parliaments (NRP´s) can be seen as a tool for participative democracy, co-planning, co-implementing and co-evaluation. The main result is said to be Manifestos or Declarations. But behind, there is a lot of advocacy work on the ground. What concrete things and steps are done in practice when rural advocacy is done in di...
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Rural trends and Solutions- Reports and presentations

We are happy to had the Webinar "Rural trends and Solution" (Finished) Day 27.11.2020 09:30-12:30 (CET) Where is rural going? Is urbanisation turning into ruralisation? The webinar tries to look into trends, the cost of these trends and the readiness of change management in politics and decisionmaking. Digital and technolocical transition are key factors for the future of Rural Europe – possibilities, obstacles and equal availability are discussed. Find full program here: Find in...
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