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22 March 2021 - 26 March 2021
Rural Vision Week - Imagining the future of Europe's rural areas

Fringe events

The ENRD is pleased to announce this exciting opportunity for participants in the Rural Vision Week to also sign up for a range of virtual ‘Fringe’ workshops alongside the main event programme.

The ‘Fringe’ will provide a space for various stakeholders and organisations with an interest in rural areas to present their perspectives and messages within their own rural vision session.

Fringe workshops will take place on the morning of Thursday 25 March 2021 and their focus will be on different elements of the EU Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas.

Browse through the list of Fringe workshops below and make sure you book your place by 15 March 2021!

Territorial Agenda: a future for all places, a future for rural areas  organised by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union at 11:15 - 13:00

Rural Innovation Systems organised by the Austrian National Rural Network at 10:00 - 10:45 

Resilient rural communities for a viable Europe organised by The European Leader Association for Rural Development (ELARD) at 09:00 - 09:45

Improved mobility, Improved air quality in rural and mountain areas organised by Euromontana at 10:00 - 10:45  

Tradition meeting innovation: the key role of farmers for vibrant rural areas organised by Copa Cogeca at 11:15 - 12:00

Co-creative social service innovation in rural areas organised by Diaconie of Schleswig-Holstein at 09:00 - 09:45

Retaining populations on Small European Islands organised by European Small Islands at 12:15 - 13:00

Trends affecting rural areas and innovative practices for rural regeneration and generation renewal organised by RURALIZATION H2020 project at 09:00 - 09:45

Young Perspectives on Future Nordic Ruralities organised by Finnish National Rural Network at 11:15 - 12:00

Organic districts - Revitalizing Rural areas organised by The International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) at 12:15 - 13:00

Optimistic about the Future organised by Estonian Rural Tourism and LAG Järva Development Partners at 10:00 - 10:45          

Organised by

Participants

Albania 1
Armenia 1
Austria 31
Belgium 159
Brazil 1
Bulgaria 6
Chile 1
Croatia 24
Cyprus 5
Czech Republic 11
Denmark 8
Estonia 22
Finland 35
France 33
Germany 57
Greece 32
Hungary 12
Ireland 29
Italy 49
Japan 1
Kenya 1
Latvia 19
Lithuania 14
Luxembourg 10
Malta 2
Morocco 1
Netherlands 18
Norway 6
Pakistan 1
Poland 18
Portugal 56
Romania 22
Russia 1
Serbia 1
Slovakia 7
Slovenia 23
Spain 81
Sweden 28
Turkey 4
United Kingdom 15
United States 4
Total 850

Participants

EU Institutions 82
EU-level stakeholder organisations 32
MS authorities (national/regional)– agriculture/forestry/CAP 59
MS authorities (national/regional) – regional policy 23
MS authorities - other 13
National/regional/local organisations 145
International organisation (non EU) 25
National Rural Network (NRNs) / National Support Unit (NSU) 76
Local Action Groups (LAGs) 86
EIP AGRI Operational Group (OG) 2
EU Networks (EIP, ENRD, CP, Helpdesk) 28
Local municipality 12
Local community 12
Advisory services 23
Research/Academia/Think Tanks 129
Agricultural/rural business/SME 43
Citizen 5
Other 60
Total 855