PRELIMINARY INVITATION TO ATTEND THE THIRD EUROPEAN RURAL PARLIAMENT
Dear Friend of the European Rural Parliament
As you will know, the Third European Rural Parliament will take place this year – on October 18-21 in Venhorst in the Netherlands. We are inviting you to let us know if you would like to attend this great event. At this stage, because spaces are limited, we are asking you to register your interest in attending at: http://www.erp2017.eu/waiting-list/
It will be a wonderful event, attended by our partners from 40 European countries, as well as policy makers and European level institutions. This will be an important opportunity to influence policy, build our network of active rural communities across Europe and make new connections.
You can find further information on the programme, venue etc at: http://www.erp2017.eu
Also information on the European Rural Parliament in general at: http://europeanruralparliament.com/
If you have any queries, please contact the Co-ordinators:
Vanessa Halhead: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim Smedslund: email@example.com
More than 300 attended the Second Croatian Rural Parliament held in Međimurje county.
20-22 April 2017. These were representatives from all regions of Croatia: LAGs (local action groups) and other organisations involved in rural development, research and academic organisations, representatives of ministries, public and local administration, entrepreneurs, agricultural producers, craftsmen and other stakeholders of rural development. At the Parliament, the participants adopted the Declaration of the Second Croatian Rural Parliament.
You can find more information on the Croatian Rural Parliament here (English version to be uploaded shortly) and see a lot of pictures from the event here
Also Latvia has had their Second Rural Parliament, with very good participation – also from the government – more about this in next Newsletter – and information will be uploaded to our Website under “Campaign>National Rural Parliaments”