The ENRD Contact Point, jointly with the Austrian National Rural Network, organised the 22nd National Rural Networks meeting.
The 21st National Rural Networks Meeting was organised by the ENRD Contact Point jointly with the Slovenian Rural Network. The aim of this virtual meeting was to provide an opportunity for all Member States’ NRNs and NSUs to exchange on progress with preparations for both the CAP Strategic Plans and the future national CAP networks. Participants also discussed the development of ENRD activities and priority actions for NRNs and covered the topic of future networking activities, including regional networking clusters.
The aim of this virtual meeting was to cover recent actions in the consultation process on the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas, reflecting on NRN activities during Rural Vision Week, and NRN role in supporting communication and stakeholder involvement around the Vision. The meeting will provided the opportunity to reflect on specific activities from preceding NRN meetings and workshops that can add value to future networking.
The aim of this virtual workshop was to discuss how to create linkages across geographies, themes and initiatives; to share lessons on best practice and added value in collaboration and consider virtual linkages as well as to foster new collaborative initiatives between NRNs.
The 19th NRN meeting was organised by the ENRD Contact Point jointly with the Luxembourg Rural Network. The main objectives of the meeting were to discuss the role of NRNs in supporting and promoting TNC, to provide space to exchange on forthcoming rural networking activities and to consider how NRNs have so far contributed to the development of the LTVRA.
This virtual workshop looked to identify the success factors and added value delivered by projects and consider how successful projects can be identified, communicated and used in networking. The workshop also allowed to exchange the lessons learned from successful projects, and how these success experiences can best be communicated and transferred.
The ENRD Contact Point and the rural networks of Flanders and Wallonia co-organised the 18th NRN Meeting, which explored how NRNs have responded to the challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and specific lessons learned in adapting methodologies.