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“Fit for 55”

July 14th, The European Commission adopted the “fit for 55”. This package consists of a set
of inter-connected proposals, which all drive towards meeting the EU’s ambitious target of
a 55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, relative to 1990 levels, aligning EU
policy with the ambitious political mandates of the Green Deal and EU Climate Law.

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RURENER 2021 General Assembly!


Don’t miss the RURENER 2021 General Assembly! This year we are lucky enough to be hosted in Greece, in the municipality of RURENER’s President: Prespes.

Take a look at the programme and register (version française) for the General Assembly and the field trip to Prespes.

Registration costs are 380€ for members (470€ for non RURENER members), including accomodation on site (housing, meals, transport), pick-up on and drop off the Thessaloniki airport.

See you in Greece!

Let’s build RURENER’s roadmap and advocacy messages!

Join us on April 2nd, 2021, from 10h30 to 12h (CET) for an online workshop to launch RURENER’s advocacy strategy and roadmap building!

An effective vision of rural development, aware of its territories’ potential and challenges starts by having a well-based definition. Therefore, we invite you to share your conception of a rural territory, its resources and the various barriers they’re facing. A definition that reflects the specificity of EU regions and its diversity will give us the opportunity to build a shared understanding and lay the basis for the building of RURENER’s road map and renewing our message.

Check out the programme here with the link for registration and direct access to the online workshop!

RURENER Live episode 2!

After a first video dedicated to territorial dialogue, we propose you to discover one of the newest members of RURENER that joined us in 2020: the Intermunicipal Community of Ave (Cim do Ave), located in northern Portugal.

Check out the video on local strategy against climate change, by Marta Coutada (Cim do Ave). The Intermunicipal Community of Ave is a stakeholder in the COLEOPTER project, making it possible to place this pilot experience at the heart of the strategic project of an entire territory.

In Portuguese with an option of English subtitles (to be selected in the lower part of the video)