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Dear Friend of the European Rural Parliament!

The 3rd European Rural Parliament is about to take place - Oct. 18-21 - in The Netherlands.

You can join the event through our live-streaming! This will be available during plenary sessions at the following times:

  • Thursday October 19 - 9.00 – 10.30 CET
  • Friday October 20 – 8.45 – 13.00 CET
  • Saturday October 21 – 9.00 – 15.00 CET

Simply click on the following link to open the live streaming:

The hashtag on Twitter is #ERP2017 (

Please will you put this notice onto your websites / facebook / twitter as soon as possible –
to enable your members to join the ERP by live streaming.

Or go to the ERP Facebook page and forward the link from there:

You can find further information on the programme, venue etc at:
Also information on the European Rural Parliament in general at:

If you have any queries, please contact the Co-ordinators:
Vanessa Halhead:
Kim Smedslund:

Co-initiating European organisations:

  • European LEADER Association for Rural Development (ELARD)
  • European Rural Community Alliance (ERCA)
  • PREPARE Partnership for Rural Europe

European partners:

  • European Council for the Village and Small Town (ECOVAST)
  • Forum Synergies

National Partners:

  • Albanian Network for Rural Development
  • Quodev, Albania
  • Development Principles NGO, Armenia
  • LEADER-forum Austria
  • Network for Rural Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • STEP, Society for Territorial and Environmental Prosperity, Bulgaria
  • Croatian Rural Development Network
  • Troodos Network of Thematic Centers, Cyprus
  • National Network of Local Action Groups in the Czech Republic
  • Landdistrikternes Fællesråd (Council of Rural Districts), Denmark
  • Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE)
  • Estonian Village Movement Kodukant
  • Village Action Association of Finland (Suomen kylätoiminta ry SYTY)
  • LEADER France (la Fédération des GAL de France) 
  • German Federal working group of LEADER Action Groups (Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft der LEADER)
  • Village Movement Brandenburg (Dorfbewegung Brandenburg Netzwerk)
  • Civil Development Agency (CiDA), Georgia
  • Greek LEADER Network 
  • Rural Workshop Foundation, representing Hungarian Rural Network
  • Irish Rural Link
  • Network of Organisations for Rural Development of Kosovo
  • Latvian Rural Forum
  • Lithuanian Rural Communities Union
  • Rural Development Network of the Republic of Macedonia
  • Pro Cooperare Regională NGO, Moldova
  • Network for Rural Development of Montenegro
  • Landelijke Vereniging voor Kleine Kernen (LVVK), Netherlands
  • Polish Rural Forum (Forum Aktywizacji Obszarów Wiejskich FAOW)
  • MINHA TERRA Network, Portugal
  • Civitas Foundation for Civil Society, Romania
  • Scottish Rural Action
  • Network for Rural Development of Serbia
  • Rural Parliament in Slovakia (Vidiecky parlament na Slovensku VIPA SK)
  • Slovenian Rural Development Network
  • Spanish Network for Rural Development (REDR)
  • Hela Sverige ska leva (HSSL), Sweden
  • Development Foundation of Turkey (Türkiye Kalkınma Vakfı)
  • PLANED (Pembrokeshire Local Action Network for Enterprise and Development), Wales