Saturday 21 October

“We are the voice – from people to people and Europe”

Looking ahead:

The well-being of rural Europe and the role of the European Rural Parliament

08.00 – 09.00 Transport from outlying accommodation
09.00 – 12.30 Going towards a sustainable, open network, together with EU
09.00 – 10.30 Parliamentary Session

European Union rural development policy and policies now and post 2021

Panel with EU-officials and NGO´s: What policies, tools and action for rural Europe. What can EU and ERP do together?

Discussion and conclusions

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee & tea break
11.00 – 12.30 The future of our ERP: feeling of ownership, spirit of doing together, representativeness, political role. The role and tasks of ERP, future action programme and funding
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch Break
13.30 – 15.00 Closing session and ceremony
13.30 – 14.45 Final Parliamentary Session

Reaffirmation and amendment of the European Rural Manifesto

Discussion and adoption of the Venhorst Declaration

14.45 – 15.00 Closing ceremony with Brabant Guild and Flag Wavers
End of ERP 2017
Departure of participants
Possibility to visit the ‘Dutch Design Week’ in Eindhoven (shuttles available)

What all of this looked like can be seen: Here!

Other days of the European Rural Parliament 2017:
Wednesday 18 October
Thursday 19 October
Friday 20 October

Themes for the ERP 2017

Visiting countries