We are 29 members with more than 2 500 Local Action Groups from rural,coastal, urban and periurban Europe that believe that we are stronger together. Our vision is
“A viable Europe through participatory democracy in all rural areas and beyond”!
We are 29 members with more than 2 500 Local Action Groups from rural, coastal, urban and peri-urban Europe that believe that we are stronger together. We aim for a Europe where no rural community is left behind!
WHAT'S GOING ON
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At ELARD, we have a thriving Hub driving various projects across Europe. We are currently running 7 projects.
EUROPEAN LEADER CONGRESS
Join us on 18 and 19 December in Brussels to discuss the future of LEADER in European policies and fill the Parliament’s hemicycle with more than 800 participants from rural Europe
ELARD´s latest opinion is from May 9th, 2020: ``The Voice of Rural Europe for the Future of Europe``
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ELARD members present themselves and, consequently, what LEADER is about in their countries.
The European LEADER Association joins together around 2200 Local Action Groups from 29 countries, including from countries that are not members of the European Union but have adopted and are implementing the LEADER methodology:
Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Republic of Moldova, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.