Other Smart Rural 21 Events

European Week of Regions and Cities: Smart Rural Areas in the 21st Century (13 October 2020)

The Smart Rural 21 Project hosted a session during the European Week of Regions and Cities. The session aimed at presenting the Smart Rural 21 project, the Smart Villages concept. The session was introduced by Stefan Jensen (Project Officer of the project at DG AGRI, European Commission) and Mr Franc Bogovič (Slovenian MEP).

During the session participants could listen to inspiring presentations from five of the 21 participant villages (Kythera – Greece, Raudanmaa – Finland, Šentviška Gora Plateau – Slovenia, Tomaszyn – Poland, Torup – Denmark). To see the contributions of the individual participant villages click on the names/ village pages above.

To find out more about the session click here.
To watch the video of the full session click here.

1st Smart Communities Café (19 November 2020)

The 1st Smart Rural Communities’ Café was hosted by Torup (Denmark), one of the 21 selected villages of the Smart Rural 21 project. Peter Plant from Torup was telling about their ‘local democracy’, voluntary work, community fund, how they engage community members through ‘Torup Ting’ and much more. Participant villages (selected and Come Along! villages of the Smart Rural 21 project) had the opportunity to ask questions and discuss relevant practices over a coffee (or tea).

Did you miss this session? Don’t worry. You can listen to Peter’s presentation here (coming soon!).


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