Live Second and Third Plenary

Saturday 9 November – ‘Giving rural people voice’ 9:00 – 10:30 / 2nd Plenary – The future of European Rural Policy ‘Environment, the best guarantee for the future of rural territories’. Mr. Hugo Morán Fernández, Secretary of State for the Environment. Ministry for the Ecological Transition of the Government of Spain Panel ‘The future of European Rural Policy’: Mr. Jonás Fernández Álvarez,…

First Plenary of the ERP in streaming

Welcome and introductions The ERP Co-Iniating Partners:  Mr. Staffan Nilsson, President of European Rural Community Alliance – ERCA and ERP Steering Group Mr. Āris Ādlers, President of Partnership for Rural Europe – PREPARE Mr. Maria JoãoBotelho, President of European LEADER Association for Rural Development – ELARD Opening speech: Mr. Adrián Barbón Rodríguez, President of the Government of…

The voice of Europe’s youth resounds in Candás

The Youth Parliament (ERYP) starts with the reception in the Asturian Parliament of the coordinators of the ERYP and the European Rural Parliament (ERP), Artis Krists Mednis and Vanessa Halhead, the mayor of Carreño, Amelia Fernández López, and the president of the Asturian Network of Rural Development (READER), Belarmino Fernández Fervienza. After this meeting, the…

Thursday, November 7

Thursday, November 7 Ms. Amelia Fernández López, Mayoress of Carreño A native of El Valle, one of the council’s twelve rural parishes, Amelia Fernández López is the first woman to hold the post of mayor in Carreño since the Democratic Transition and is the president of the Rural Development Group Association for the Integrated Development…

Friday, November 8

1st Plenary – ‘Opening and introduction to the 4th ERP’ Mr. Staffan Nilsson, President of European Rural Community Alliance – ERCA – and Member of ERP Steering Group Steffan Nilsson is the President of European Rural Community Alliance, ERCA. ERCA have seats in the EU Commission network and dialogue groups for rural development. Staffan is…