European Rural Parliament Update

The 4th European Rural Parliament, which was held in Asturias, Spain in November 2019, was attended by a delegation from SRA and  the Scottish Government. The outputs from all of the discussions, workshops and plenaries have been compiled into the advocacy documents which you can find here: 

ERP MANIFESTO 2019 – Main messages

The European Rural Parliament Manifesto 2019

Background paper for the Rural People’s Declaration of Candás Asturias

Rural People’s Declaration of Candás Asturias

ERP Policy suggestions December 2019

Background paper for the ERP Manifesto and policy suggestions December 2019

Following each European Rural Parliament, the issues identified are presented to the decision makers in Brussels. This week, SRA Acting Chair Vanessa Halhead, who is also a member of the Steering Group of the ERP, was part of a delegation who presented these findings to the different European institutions including: Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy, the EU Presidencies of Finland and Croatia, Committee of the Regions, European Economic and Social Committee, European Network for Rural Development and several Members of the European Parliament.

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