Ongoing Thematic Groups

Rural Youth Employment: the Voice of Rural Youth

This new Thematic Group will take a holistic approach in exploring the mechanisms to support employment of rural young people, considering developments on the rural job market, ongoing global trends, but also relevant policies and available tools, initiatives and funds.

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CAP Strategic Plans: Towards Implementation

The Thematic Group (TG) provides an early opportunity to bring together a selection of EU level stakeholders alongside NSUs, Managing Authorities and Paying Agencies involved in the design and implementation of CSPs to exchange on the key features, challenges and processes required to take the CSPs forward.

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Supporting the Needs of Forest-Dominant Rural Areas and Municipalities: Laying the Groundwork for a Network under the Forest Strategy

This Thematic Group (TG) provides an opportunity to explore the socioeconomic and environmental needs and issues facing forest-dominant rural areas and municipalities, as well as highlighting the various opportunities that forests bring to the people who live and work in our forests.

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Previous Thematic Groups

Strengthening the position of farmers in the Organic Food Supply Chain

The TG consists of a small but dedicated cross-section of informed and engaged organic supply chain participants and expertise including producers and consumers representatives who commited to participate in the two meetings and related activities in between the meetings.

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Landscape Features and Biodiversity

This Thematic Group (TG) provides an opportunity to bring Member State representatives and stakeholders together to discuss how to encourage improved diversity, coverage, connectivity and condition of landscape features within the farmed environment.

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