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European Forest Week 2017 and the European Forest Week art contest. Warsaw-Poland

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The fourth European Forest Week will take place 9-13 October 2017.  It will be held in conjunction with Las2017 (‘las’ means ‘forest’ in Polish), the Joint Session of the UNECE Committee of Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) and the FAO European Forestry Commission (EFC). European Forest Week will take place in Warsaw, where Las2017 will be hosted by the Government of Poland.

 

The first European Forest Week was celebrated in 2008 and ever since has provided a unique opportunity for participants to increase the forest sector’s visibility and to influence pan-European and global discussions related to forests. Interested stakeholders are encouraged to contribute and organize national and local celebrations.

 

The European Forest week art contest.

 

What do Europe’s forests mean to you?
If you are aged 5-19, use your imagination and artistic talent to create a drawing or painting illustrating the European Forest Week theme: Forests, our common good Express your ideas, thoughts and feelings about European forests and share them with others around the region! Your drawing or painting could end up in a special display at European Forest Week in Warsaw, Poland, in October, and in a European Forest Week calendar.

Who can take part?
The European Forest Week art contest is open to children and young people from 5 to 19 years of age.

You'll find more information to participate following this link to the official website of the contest: http://www.fao.org/about/meetings/european-forest-week/art-contest/en/

 

UEF supports this contest and invites all the children all over Europe to participate.

 

The UEF Presidency.


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