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Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA) is a project funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. SIMRA seeks to advance understanding of social innovation and innovative governance in agriculture, forestry and rural development, and how to boost them, particularly in marginalised rural areas across Europe, with a focus on the Mediterranean region (including non-EU) where there is limited evidence of outcomes and supporting conditions.

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  • 09:30 -17:00
    2018-11-08
    brussels
    brussels
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    MITOMED+ is organising an International Workshop in Brussels on 8 November 2018 to launch a reflection on tourism sustainable management, discuss the state of the art of the EU agenda, hear experiences from different actors, and raise awareness on MITOMED+’s answer to this challenge in the Mediterranean.

    Although maritime and coastal (M&C) tourism in the Mediterranean basin, which is the world’s leading tourism destination, is a growing business and a predominant source of revenue, growth and jobs, it also represents a huge challenge. Indeed, the development of tourism in the Mediterranean could be jeopardized by several factors if not managed in an adequate and sustainable way, i.e. severe anthropic impacts and environmental risks, tourism pressure on territories, coastal erosion, worsening conditions of sea water, over exploitation of natural and cultural heritage, etc.

    Although many Mediterranean tourist destinations have adopted local and regional integrated strategies for tourism development, there is no real governance for tourism activities at a wider transnational level and environmental governance is still, in practice, very fragmented. Sustainable tourism managed in an integrated way is the key to protect natural and cultural assets while using them as an economic driver. This is the rationale behind the MITOMED+ (Models of Integrated Tourism in the MEDiterranean Plus) project.

    The Intermediterranean Commission (IMC) of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe (CPMR) and NECSTouR, European Network of Regions committed to Tourism Sustainability and Competitiveness, which are partners of MITOMED+, are organising an international workshop on 8 November 2018 in Brussels.

    The first part, entitled “HOW TO ENHANCE SUSTAINABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY IN M&C TOURISM – Benchmarking Process Among C&M Destinations” aims to present the main outcomes of the project and engage local and regional public entities potentially interested in replicating the project’s methodology. It is aimed to EU policy makers, destination managers, professionals in the tourism sector and regional and local policy makers, among others.

    The second part of the workshop – “TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE M&C TOURISM COMMUNITIES – Capitalising experiences and tools for an innovative model of Sustainable M&C tourism” – is organised in the frame of the European Parliament’s SEARICA Intergroup. It is aimed to key tourism stakeholders, EU policy makers, regional and local authorities, among others. It intends to launch a reflection on tourism sustainable management, discuss the state of the art of the EU agenda, hear experiences from different actors, and raise awareness on MITOMED+’s answer to this challenge in the Mediterranean. Besides, on this occasion, the draft integrated MED M&C tourism management model will be presented.

    This workshop will be organised in the margins of the European Tourism Day, to be held the day before (7 November) in Brussels (more information here).

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  • All day
    2018-11-12-2018-11-14
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    Organised by the Social Innovation Community (SIC), the most anticipated social innovation event of the year is taking place on the 12-13th November 2018. REGISTER NOW to be part of it!

    You will be joined by more than 200 leading cross sector thinkers and practitioners in the CaixaForum, Seville. Together, we will celebrate the achievements of the past decade, imagine the way a new future for a socially innovative Europe, and develop practical ways to achieve this new future together.

    We will work together to address key questions for the future including:

    • What does it take to design the future we want?
    • How can we use more experimentation and participatory learning approaches?
    • What is the role of research and technology in Social Innovation?
    • How the #SIDeclaration can influence future policy?
    • How do we need to work differently in order to tackle the challenges ahead?

    This event will mark the end of the three-year European Union’s Horizon 2020 project – SIC, by demonstrating a Europe where social innovation is growing as a mind-set, adopted as policy and empowered as practice.

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  • All day
    2018-11-12-2018-11-14
    Cannot determine address at this location.
    Cannot determine address at this location.
    beyond_imagination

    Organised by the Social Innovation Community (SIC), the most anticipated social innovation event of the year is taking place on the 12-13th November 2018. REGISTER NOW to be part of it!

    You will be joined by more than 200 leading cross sector thinkers and practitioners in the CaixaForum, Seville. Together, we will celebrate the achievements of the past decade, imagine the way a new future for a socially innovative Europe, and develop practical ways to achieve this new future together.

    We will work together to address key questions for the future including:

    • What does it take to design the future we want?
    • How can we use more experimentation and participatory learning approaches?
    • What is the role of research and technology in Social Innovation?
    • How the #SIDeclaration can influence future policy?
    • How do we need to work differently in order to tackle the challenges ahead?

    This event will mark the end of the three-year European Union’s Horizon 2020 project – SIC, by demonstrating a Europe where social innovation is growing as a mind-set, adopted as policy and empowered as practice.

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  • All day
    2018-11-12-2018-11-14
    Cannot determine address at this location.
    Cannot determine address at this location.
    beyond_imagination

    Organised by the Social Innovation Community (SIC), the most anticipated social innovation event of the year is taking place on the 12-13th November 2018. REGISTER NOW to be part of it!

    You will be joined by more than 200 leading cross sector thinkers and practitioners in the CaixaForum, Seville. Together, we will celebrate the achievements of the past decade, imagine the way a new future for a socially innovative Europe, and develop practical ways to achieve this new future together.

    We will work together to address key questions for the future including:

    • What does it take to design the future we want?
    • How can we use more experimentation and participatory learning approaches?
    • What is the role of research and technology in Social Innovation?
    • How the #SIDeclaration can influence future policy?
    • How do we need to work differently in order to tackle the challenges ahead?

    This event will mark the end of the three-year European Union’s Horizon 2020 project – SIC, by demonstrating a Europe where social innovation is growing as a mind-set, adopted as policy and empowered as practice.

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  • All day
    2018-11-15-2018-11-18

    The eight international conference on Economics and Management of Networks will be held in cooperation with the University of Havana from November 15 – November 17, 2018, in Havana, Cuba.
    The purpose of the conference is to provide an international discussion forum for research in economics and management of networks. Theoretical, conceptual and empirical papers from all areas in economics and management of networks (franchising, retail and service chains, cooperatives, financial networks, joint ventures, strategic alliances, licensing, clusters, public-private partnerships, public network management and governance, and new network forms in digital economy are invited.

    Authors who want to present a paper should submit an abstract (400 words min.) as soon as possible, but no later than April 30, 2018.

    The organizers plan to publish a special issue in a high-quality international journal and to edit a book at Springer.

    Please follow this link for full details: www.socialcapitalgateway.org/habana

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  • All day
    2018-11-15-2018-11-18

    The eight international conference on Economics and Management of Networks will be held in cooperation with the University of Havana from November 15 – November 17, 2018, in Havana, Cuba.
    The purpose of the conference is to provide an international discussion forum for research in economics and management of networks. Theoretical, conceptual and empirical papers from all areas in economics and management of networks (franchising, retail and service chains, cooperatives, financial networks, joint ventures, strategic alliances, licensing, clusters, public-private partnerships, public network management and governance, and new network forms in digital economy are invited.

    Authors who want to present a paper should submit an abstract (400 words min.) as soon as possible, but no later than April 30, 2018.

    The organizers plan to publish a special issue in a high-quality international journal and to edit a book at Springer.

    Please follow this link for full details: www.socialcapitalgateway.org/habana

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  • All day
    2018-11-15-2018-11-18

    The eight international conference on Economics and Management of Networks will be held in cooperation with the University of Havana from November 15 – November 17, 2018, in Havana, Cuba.
    The purpose of the conference is to provide an international discussion forum for research in economics and management of networks. Theoretical, conceptual and empirical papers from all areas in economics and management of networks (franchising, retail and service chains, cooperatives, financial networks, joint ventures, strategic alliances, licensing, clusters, public-private partnerships, public network management and governance, and new network forms in digital economy are invited.

    Authors who want to present a paper should submit an abstract (400 words min.) as soon as possible, but no later than April 30, 2018.

    The organizers plan to publish a special issue in a high-quality international journal and to edit a book at Springer.

    Please follow this link for full details: www.socialcapitalgateway.org/habana

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  • All day
    2018-11-15-2018-11-18

    The eight international conference on Economics and Management of Networks will be held in cooperation with the University of Havana from November 15 – November 17, 2018, in Havana, Cuba.
    The purpose of the conference is to provide an international discussion forum for research in economics and management of networks. Theoretical, conceptual and empirical papers from all areas in economics and management of networks (franchising, retail and service chains, cooperatives, financial networks, joint ventures, strategic alliances, licensing, clusters, public-private partnerships, public network management and governance, and new network forms in digital economy are invited.

    Authors who want to present a paper should submit an abstract (400 words min.) as soon as possible, but no later than April 30, 2018.

    The organizers plan to publish a special issue in a high-quality international journal and to edit a book at Springer.

    Please follow this link for full details: www.socialcapitalgateway.org/habana

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  • All day
    2018-11-26-2018-12-01

    The Mediterranean, with its ecological and social specificities, has untapped potential to contribute to the leading role played by the forest sector in the global bioeconomy. New ideas and approaches are essential to improve the management of natural resources in this diverse and dynamic region, while sustainable and functional bioeconomy value chains must be created to realise the full worth of the region’s forests and support its rural livelihoods.

    EFI’s Young Leadership Programme – Mediterranean edition (YLP-MED) provides training, knowledge sharing and networking on Mediterranean forest-based value chains and their contribution to a circular bioeconomy. Young professionals will interact with global and regional leaders, network with peers and develop strategic thinking on how to manage and use forest resources to address societal challenges.

    The YLP-MED will take place from 26 November to 1 December 2018.

    The venue is the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site in Barcelona, Spain, where EFI has its Barcelona Office.

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  • All day
    2018-11-26-2018-12-01

    The Mediterranean, with its ecological and social specificities, has untapped potential to contribute to the leading role played by the forest sector in the global bioeconomy. New ideas and approaches are essential to improve the management of natural resources in this diverse and dynamic region, while sustainable and functional bioeconomy value chains must be created to realise the full worth of the region’s forests and support its rural livelihoods.

    EFI’s Young Leadership Programme – Mediterranean edition (YLP-MED) provides training, knowledge sharing and networking on Mediterranean forest-based value chains and their contribution to a circular bioeconomy. Young professionals will interact with global and regional leaders, network with peers and develop strategic thinking on how to manage and use forest resources to address societal challenges.

    The YLP-MED will take place from 26 November to 1 December 2018.

    The venue is the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site in Barcelona, Spain, where EFI has its Barcelona Office.

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  • All day
    2018-11-26-2018-12-01

    The Mediterranean, with its ecological and social specificities, has untapped potential to contribute to the leading role played by the forest sector in the global bioeconomy. New ideas and approaches are essential to improve the management of natural resources in this diverse and dynamic region, while sustainable and functional bioeconomy value chains must be created to realise the full worth of the region’s forests and support its rural livelihoods.

    EFI’s Young Leadership Programme – Mediterranean edition (YLP-MED) provides training, knowledge sharing and networking on Mediterranean forest-based value chains and their contribution to a circular bioeconomy. Young professionals will interact with global and regional leaders, network with peers and develop strategic thinking on how to manage and use forest resources to address societal challenges.

    The YLP-MED will take place from 26 November to 1 December 2018.

    The venue is the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site in Barcelona, Spain, where EFI has its Barcelona Office.

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  • All day
    2018-11-26-2018-12-01

    The Mediterranean, with its ecological and social specificities, has untapped potential to contribute to the leading role played by the forest sector in the global bioeconomy. New ideas and approaches are essential to improve the management of natural resources in this diverse and dynamic region, while sustainable and functional bioeconomy value chains must be created to realise the full worth of the region’s forests and support its rural livelihoods.

    EFI’s Young Leadership Programme – Mediterranean edition (YLP-MED) provides training, knowledge sharing and networking on Mediterranean forest-based value chains and their contribution to a circular bioeconomy. Young professionals will interact with global and regional leaders, network with peers and develop strategic thinking on how to manage and use forest resources to address societal challenges.

    The YLP-MED will take place from 26 November to 1 December 2018.

    The venue is the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site in Barcelona, Spain, where EFI has its Barcelona Office.

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  • All day
    2018-11-26-2018-12-01

    The Mediterranean, with its ecological and social specificities, has untapped potential to contribute to the leading role played by the forest sector in the global bioeconomy. New ideas and approaches are essential to improve the management of natural resources in this diverse and dynamic region, while sustainable and functional bioeconomy value chains must be created to realise the full worth of the region’s forests and support its rural livelihoods.

    EFI’s Young Leadership Programme – Mediterranean edition (YLP-MED) provides training, knowledge sharing and networking on Mediterranean forest-based value chains and their contribution to a circular bioeconomy. Young professionals will interact with global and regional leaders, network with peers and develop strategic thinking on how to manage and use forest resources to address societal challenges.

    The YLP-MED will take place from 26 November to 1 December 2018.

    The venue is the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site in Barcelona, Spain, where EFI has its Barcelona Office.

  

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