Tuesday, 7 september 2010


9am : Auditorium Harry Payet (Harry Payet Lecture theatre)

  • Welcome

9.30 - 11.30am : Auditorium Harry Payet (Harry Payet Lecture theatre)

  • Opening speeches

12 - 1.45pm : Jardins municipaux de Manapany (Municipal gardens, Manapany)

  • Lunch : local food

2.15pm : Auditorium Harry Payet (Harry Payet Lecture theatre)

Plenary sessions : ‘Europe and the principle of subsidiary areas’

  • Part 1 : Governance within the rural territories of Europe
    • Presentations by :
      • Agnès Hubert : Adviser with the Bureau of European Policy Advisers
      • AGILE (Agency for Management of Local European Initiatives)
      • DAF (Department of Agriculture & Forestry) Reunion
      • AD2R (Association for Rural Development, Reunion)
  • Part 2 : Rural areas and innovation
    • Presentations by :
      • Régine Thérézo CCAS St Joseph (Local Centre for Social Actions) ‘Les Maisons pour Tous’ : Social Centres
      • OCTROI (Chamber of Agriculture Certifying Body for Products) “Quality and Certification”
      • Frédéric Annette, CRES (Regional Chamber for Social Economics) “Social economics as a means to achieving innovation
        in rural areas”
      • Olivier Odon, AD2R “Analysis of services in rural areas of Reunion Island”
  • Conclusion : The Rural European Network on a regional level (The General Council of Reunion)

7pm : Usine de la Caverne des Hirondelles (Old Factory Site of Caverne des Hirondelles)

  • Show : “Vol somin kann” by Compagnie Act 3

- Wednesday, 8 september 2010

- Thursday, 9 september 2010



Three topics are proposed for the next European Rural University, which will take place on 7th, 8th and 9th September 2010 in Saint-Joseph :

- Europe at the service of the rural community and its inhabitants,
- Rural professions for women,
- Culture : between heritage and innovation.

16 November 2009