Annual Meeting Themes

2017 Kannus
(Finland) To be decided

2016 Medzev
(Slovakia) How has the enlargement of the European Union in 2004 influenced citizens in small rural communities in Europe?

2015 Zagare
(Lithuania) How did we experience the fall of the iron curtain and what were the effects on our neighbours and on the rest of Europe?

2014 Bièvre
(Belgium) The impact of climate change in rural areas.

2013 Samuel
(Portugal) The impact of climate change in rural areas.

2012 Kandava
(Latvia) What are the effects of demographic development on culture in rural areas of the European Union?

2011 Cashel
(Ireland) The effects of demographic development on the rural economy

2010 Strzyzow
(Poland) Livability in European Rural Communities

2009 Stary Poddvorov
(Czech Republic)Livability: The meaning of primary schools in small communities

2008 Lefkara
(Cyprus) Participative Democracy

2007 Lassee
(Austria) Energy

2006 Cissé
(France) Childcare 0-6 years

2005 Esch
(Netherlands) Sustainable agriculture