Myth : Nobody wants to live in rural areas

Rural depopulation is largely a thing of the past. In France, for example, the number of people living in rural areas grew three times more than the urban equivalent. Almost one third of Danes and over 80% of the Dutch dream of living in the country

Events

  • 29 November 2016

    Briefing Breakfast briefing with Pierre Schellekens Deputy Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Cañete & Mercedes Bresso, MEP

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  • 22 March 2016

    The Power of Heat 2016 - COGEN Europe Annual Conference and Gala Awards Dinner

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  • 16 March 2016

    Women between the urban and rural area – The success story

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  • 15 March 2016

    Jobs potential of public services in the rural areas

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  • 3 February 2016

    Micro-CHP day at Cnam

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  • 10 December 2015

    Harnessing community power: how can local authorities support decentralized energy projects?

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  • 10 December 2015

    Regions and Climate Change: a major challenge for local communities

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  • 9 December 2015

    Multi-Level Climate Governance: An integrated analysis of National, Regional and Local Policies

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  • 8 December 2015

    Flagship event on cities and regions - The globalisation of the Covenant of Mayors

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  • 7 December 2015

    Renewables Working Together: Renewables Systems & Synergies

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  • 5 December 2015

    Pathways to sustainable mobility through local, national and global action

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  • 4 December 2015

    Community energy: accelerating sustainable energy roll-out in Europe

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  • 4 December 2015

    Climate Summit of Local Leaders

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  • 4 December 2015

    How energy efficiency cuts costs for a 2-degree future

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  • 19 November 2015

    Civil society, cities and regions preparing for the COP21 and beyond

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  • 27 October 2015

    The Power of Heat: Delivering high-efficiency, local energy solutions

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  • 12 October 2015

    OPEN DAYS- 13th European Week of Regions and Cities

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  • 15 October 2015

    CLIMATE AND ENERGY OUTLOOK: Policy challenges and choices that will shape our common future

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  • 24 September 2015

    A “Bridge to 2025”: Delivering the Energy Union

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  • 14 September 2015

    Info Day on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017 ‘Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy’

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  • 23 June 2014

    EU Sustainable Energy Week

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  • 26 June 2014

    Save your energy! for a F.R.E.E. networking cocktail...

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  • 17 June 2014

    ECOREGIONS Final Conference

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  • 15 April 2014

    Renovate Europe - Brussels launch of 2 reports on Financing Energy Efficiency in Buildings

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  • 9 April 2014

    Workshop: Clean Energy Hybrid Mini-grids in Remote Areas - an Investment Opportunity

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  • 7 November 2013

    Europe's energy outlook: Heading in the right direction?

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  • 5 November 2013

    Breakfast Briefing with Professor Danuta Hübner, MEP

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  • 7 October 2013

    OPEN DAYS 2013 - European Week of Regions and Cities

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  • 3 October 2013

    The European Smart Grid Conference 2013

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  • 24 June 2013

    EUSEW 2013 Sustainable Energy Week

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  • 27 June 2013

    The Regional Dimension – Financing Energy Projects in Rural Areas

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  • 26 June 2013

    Innovation in energy efficiency buildings and districts for smart built environment

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  • 17 June 2013

    Small PV-Applications: Rural Electrification and Commercial Use

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  • 4 June 2013

    Green Week 2013

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  • 5 June 2013

    Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE)

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  • 1 May 2013

    European Solar Days

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  • 22 April 2013

    4th European Conference on Renewable Heating and Cooling

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  • 5 March 2013

    IREEN and FREE Workshop on ICT Roadmap to Energy Efficient Neighborhoods

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  • 27 February 2013

    World Sustainable Energy Days

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  • 13 November 2012

    BioEnergy Decentral – the global meeting place for decentralized energy supply

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  • 25 October 2012

    EU Financing for Energy Efficiency and Renewables in Public Projects

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  • 17 October 2012

    RENEXPO 2ND International Energy Trade Fair for Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency

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  • 8 October 2012

    Open Days 2012 - European Week of Regions and Cities

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  • 18 June 2012

    Sustainable Energy Week

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  • 21 June 2012

    EUSEW 2012: Energy Efficiency in Buildings – Quizzing the Stakeholders

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  • 19 June 2012

    Energy Solutions in rural and mountain areas

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  • 18 June 2012

    Towards an energy positive water sector: challenges and opportunities for innovation in the European Regions

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  • 3 May 2012

    COGEN Europe Annual Conference & Dinner

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  • 2 March 2012

    EEB and Birdlife Europe Conference in Denmark "The new CAP: The right path to sustainable farming?”

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  • 31 January 2012

    The European Union Moving Towards a European Energy Community

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  • 6 December 2011

    Innovation for Sustainable & Productive European Agriculture

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  • 5 December 2011

    Thematic Structured Dialogue on the structural funds regulations 2014 - 2020

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  • 29 November 2011

    How can we diversify the economy in mountain areas?

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  • 17 November 2011

    Cohesion Policy and catching-up regions

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  • 18 November 2011

    Sustainable energy for the rural village environment (SERVE) conference

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  • 27 October 2011

    Local Renewables Conference

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  • 19 October 2011

    European Congress of Rural Municipalities

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  • 18 October 2011

    Cogeneration Days 2011

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  • 19 October 2011

    The role of the EU budget in achieving the 2020 energy & climate targets

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  • 12 October 2011

    Using Structural and Cohesion Funds to Achieve the 2020 Energy & Climate Targets

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  • 11 October 2011

    Renovate Europe Day

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  • 26 September 2011

    Creating a bio-Energy Economy in the Highlands

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  • 21 September 2011

    Rural Energy Day 2011

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