This was the final meeting of the ENRD Thematic Group (TG) in the current cycle to contribute to developing the “EU Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas (LTVRA)” announced by the President of the European Commission and where the Commission is foreseen to adopt a Communication in June 2021.
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.
This LEADER Thematic Lab explored how LEADER funding and implementation can be made simpler by the application of simplified cost options during the transition period and under the CAP Strategic Plans.
The European Network for Rural Development, in close cooperation with the European Commission, has organised a virtual event - ‘Rural Vision Week: Imagining the future of Europe’s rural areas’ between 22 and 26 March 2021.
The Rural Inspiration Awards ceremony was the final stage in a competition recognising projects from across the EU. The third edition of these awards had five winners, announced by DG AGRI Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski during the online award ceremony, as part of the ENRD ‘Rural Vision Week’. Watch it here!
The Good Practice Workshop (GPW) ‘Improving data-management and information systems for the purpose of evaluation’ will take place on 16-17 March 2021 and has the overall objective to reflect on innovative experiences in relation to data management and information systems for evaluations in the context of the CAP.
GPW 16 Agenda EN (797.26 KB)
The third meeting of the Thematic Group was organised as a webinar on 26 February 2021 and it focused on rural areas and the transition to clean energy.
The ENRD Contact Point organised an online workshop to discuss the design and implementation of eco-schemes within the new green architecture of the CAP.
The meeting was an opportunity to update LEADER Sub-group members on the state of play of LEADER implementation and Commission initiatives relating to LEADER, as well as on recent and planned ENRD Contact Point activities related to LEADER.
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.