About the platform
LEADER Platform aims to bring together LEADER stakeholders from all levels (1) to discuss how LEADER can support Smart Villages and how Smart Rural 27 project can support LEADER actors in these efforts and (2) to ensure experience and good practice exchange between LEADER stakeholders on Smart Villages support and implementation.
The 1st Stakeholder Online Event was held on 28 June 2023, information about next sessions will follow soon.
Stakeholder Online Event (28 June 2023)
• Purpose of Event
The first European Stakeholder Platform session ‘Supporting Smart Villages Through LEADER’ took place online on 28 June 2023 and gathered more than 100 interested stakeholders.
Critical questions on ‘How to programme Smart Villages within LEADER LDSs?‘, ‘How to support local communities in becoming Smart Villages?‘ and ‘What Managing Authorities and CAP Networks can do to enable a supportive policy environment for Smart Villages through LEADER?’ were discussed during this session.
The main target groups of this session were LEADER LAGs, LEADER Associations, CAP Managing Authorities and CAP Networks. The session was open also to local rural communities, LEADER enthusiasts and other stakeholders and organisations interested in Smart Village support through LEADER.
• Agenda & Presentation of Event
|10:00 - 10:40||Introductory presentations – Sharing of the Smart Rural 27 experience
|10:40 - 11:40||Group discussions on how to support Smart Villages through LEADER
|11:40 - 12:00||Next steps & action points for the LEADER European Stakeholder Platform|
• Outcomes of the Event