This article was originally published on the official website of the European Committee of the Regions:
A rural agenda is urgently needed for rural areas after COVID crisis (europa.eu)
The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and […]
Towards a Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas : Contribution from RUMRA & Smart Villages The European Parliament Intergroup on Rural, Mountainous and Remote Areas
The RUMRA & Smart Villages Intergroup welcomes and strongly supports the European Commission’s commitment to developing a new Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas, as well as the feedback process the Commission has launched through a […]
On Thursday 19 November 2020, Vice-President of the European Commission Dubravka Šuica addressed the members of the ‘RUMRA & Smart Villages’ Intergroup and engaged in a fruitful discussion regarding the upcoming Long-Term Vision for Rural […]
On 21st October 2020, the RUMRA & Smart Villages Intergroup of the European Parliament held its first General Assembly. The Executive Board, composed of the Co-chairs (MEPs Franc Bogovič (EPP), Clara Aguilera (S&D), Engin Eroglu […]
We spoke to MEPs from across Parliament about how the EU can better support rural communities.
On 16 July in Strasbourg, Members of the European Parliament Franc Bogovič (EPP) and Engin Ergolu (RE) hosted the inaugural meeting of the Intergroup SMART Villages for Rural Communities.
This Lunch-Debate at the European Parliament was the opportunity […]
On 10 April, the Parliamentary Intergroup on Rural, Mountainous and Remote Areas (RUMRA) initiated by Euromonta, R.E.D and FREE, organised a conference at the European Committee of the Regions to discuss the needs and specificities […]
Combining fixed & mobile networks for faster Internet
Thursday 22 November 2018, 13.30 to 15.00am, European Parliament (6th floor – Room: JAN 6Q1)
Co-organised by: Mr PAscal Arimont (Member of the EU Parliament) & tessares.
Tuesday 20 November 2018, 8.00 to 9.30am, European Parliament
The RUMRA Intergroup (rural, mountainous and remote areas) in the European Parliament and the Future of Rural Energy in Europe (FREE) initiative are pleased […]
RUMRA welcomes the adoption of the motion for a resolution addressing the specific needs of Rural, Mountainous and Remote Areas, presented by MEP Iskra Mihaylova (ALDE, BG) on behalf of the REGI Committee.
Rural and intermediate […]
Putting rural issues on EU agenda: Industry leaders & policymakers join the RUMRA Intergroup for a breakfast briefing
On 1 June, the RUMRA Intergroup hosted a breakfast briefing to discuss the EU’s need for a rural agenda. Our Chair, MEP Mercedes Bresso, called for more interactions between rural and urban areas and presented […]
The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has published its formal call for a White Paper on Rurality. This marks an enormous step towards addressing the areas of Europe that have been for too long […]
Euromontana recently published its 2016 European Charter for Mountain Quality Food Products. The Charter was developed following the adoption of the optional quality term “mountain product” by the EU in order to encourage the EU […]
On 29 November, the Parliamentary Intergroup on Rural, Mountainous, and Remote Areas (RUMRA) and Mercedes Bresso, Chair of RURMA, hosted a breakfast debate on the need of addressing the energy needs of rural and mountainous […]
RURAL ENERGY MATTERS: A NEW RURAL ENERGY AGENDA FOR EUROPE
An invitation to attend a Breakfast Briefing
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
08:00-09:30; European Parliament, Members’ Restaurant, Brussels
MERCEDES BRESSO, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the RUMRA […]
We, representatives of Euromontana, assembled here in Bragança on the 4th October 2016, do declare:
The first to be affected by climate change, mountain populations are among the most sensitive to the disruption to the global […]
RUMRA board member Euromontana, the European Association of Mountain areas, in association with the Mountain Research Centre (CIMO) of the Polytechnic institute of Bragança (IPB) and the Association for the Development of Viticulture in the […]
On Wednesday 16 March, RUMRA Intergroup hosted an event and exhibition in the European Parliament on the theme of women between the urban and rural areas. The aim was to showcase the great work done by […]