(Source: European Commission)
It gives me great pleasure to send you this message of congratulations on your 30th anniversary.
For 30 years, LEADER has helped to transform rural areas by combining the initiative, creativity, and enthusiasm of local communities, with the resources of EU and other public funding .
The European Commission is paying closer attention to the future of its rural communities and territories, as set out in the Long term Vision.
I want to thank Vice-President Šuica for introducing the structure and objectives of the Long-term Vision.
I would like to briefly outline how the Rural Action Plan of the …