PREPARE NETWORK CELEBRATES ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY in 2019. The origin of PREPARE was the travelling workshop in Estonia and Sweden of 1999, aimed at civil society and government people of accession countries of central Europe from rural areas . In 2019, PREPARE will publish short stories about organisations that make up PREPARE and small history chapters of PREPARE’s development through the last two decades.

PREPARE is participating in the NetworkX event in Brussels 11-12.4.2019 with its own stand and is presenting there the following activities:
- Travelling workshops method
- Support in creation and development of national rural citizens networks and parliaments
- Advocacy for local development in non-EU countries 
- The European Rural Parliament as an advocacy channel 
PREPARE will also participate during the event in a workshop on how to better engage marginalised/remote areas in EU-networking.