ELARD is happy to support participative democracy in rural areas and beyond, which is why we are so eager to make the Conference on the future of Europe better known among LAGs. The conferecne is a longer process, trying to Continue reading →
Every year, on 9th of May we celebrate Europe Day, we are reminded that there was a time, before the EU. The date marks the anniversary of the historic ’Schuman declaration’. At a speech in Paris in 1950, Robert Schuman, Continue reading →
Today (7th of May 2021), the Committee of the Regionse approved the opinion “Experience and lessons learned by regions and cities during the COVID-19 crisis” by NAT Rapporteur Joke Schauvliege, which was negotiated through all Committees.
This paper, written by Marjorie Jouen of the Jacques Delors Institute, has benefitted from inputs and reflections of Marion Eckardt, Maria José Murciano-Sanchez, Michael Schmitz, Francesco Mantino and Hannes Lorenzen, expressing themselves in their Continue reading →
The association “Latvian Rural Forum” was organizing an initiative “Dižprojekts” (meaning: The Grand project) this year for the 10th time – a competition for projects that are implemented by LEADER approach. As every year, each Local Action Group (LAG) had Continue reading →
The LEADER-method officially turnded 30 years old on the 15th of March: On 15 March 1991, the Commission of the European Communities, acting pursuant to Article 11 of Regulation (EEC) No 4253/88 (Official Journal No L 374 of 31.12.1988) decided Continue reading →