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Prosperous rural areas

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New EU research and innovation funding for the green and digital transitions
08 May 2024

New EU research and innovation funding for the green and digital transitions

The European Commission has mobilised previously unallocated Horizon Europe funding to increase the 2024 budget of the EU's research and innovation programme by nearly EUR 1.4 billion. The amendment features opportunities for green and digital development in rural areas.

Meet the rural winners of the 2024 New European Bauhaus Prizes
07 May 2024

Meet the rural winners of the 2024 New European Bauhaus Prizes

The laureates in the 2024 edition of the New European Bauhaus (NEB) Prizes were announced on 12 April at an award ceremony in Brussels – discover the winning projects dealing with rural topics.

SEA4NEB project final event highlights the role of social economy in rural development
02 May 2024

SEA4NEB project final event highlights the role of social economy in rural development

The social economy is an effective tool for stimulating development and local participation in rural areas, as emphasised at the closing event of the ‘Social Economy Actors for the New European Bauhaus’ (SEA4NEB) project of 15 April 2024.

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Highlights Report | High-level Rural Policy Forum ‘Shaping the future of rural areas’
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Highlights Report | High-level Rural Policy Forum ‘Shaping the future of rural areas’

This highlights report summarises the key messages and discussions at the High-level Rural Policy Forum of 27-29 September 2023, co-organised by the Spanish presidency of the Council of the EU and the European Commission, with the support of the Rural Pact Support Office.

Highlights Report | Good Practice Webinar ‘Fostering social entrepreneurship in rural areas through local action’
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Highlights Report | Good Practice Webinar ‘Fostering social entrepreneurship in rural areas through local action’

This highlights report summarises the key messages and discussions at the dedicated Good Practice Webinar of 11 May 2023, hosted online by the Rural Pact Support Office.

Policy Lab ‘EU funds paving the way to the rural vision’
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Highlights Report | Policy Lab ‘EU funds paving the way to the rural vision’

This highlights report summarises the key messages and discussions at the dedicated Policy Action Lab of 14 December 2023, hosted online by the Rural Pact Support Office.