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The XXth UEF Congress will be in France next year 2021

Monday, November 30 , 2020 1345

EFA-CGC, the French member of UEF and the UEF Presidency have the pleasure to inform you that the next UEF statutory XX Congress will be next year 2021 in France in the city of Chartres, 80 km from Paris.


Chartres is surrounded by prestigious oak forests, owned by the former kings of France.

A field trip will offer an opportunity to discover the silviculture of these forests.


Chartres offers also one of the most famous gothic cathedrals in France, in an extraordinary level of conservation. The participants of the Congress will have the opportunity to visit it and to attend an amazing light and sound outside show.


The Congress was primary planned at the end of June 2021.

Due to the COVID 19 virus situation, the UEF Presidency and the French organization committee decided to postpone the Congress to the very end of September 2021.

The official invitation for the Congress will be in December 2020 and the Congress reservation will be open at the beginning of January 2021.


The topic of the International seminar organized during the Congress will be “Which multifunctional forest management in the context of climate change?”

Some International keynote speakers are already scheduled for this seminar.


The Congress itself will also discuss this really up to date topic, all over Europe.

All foresters are nowadays thinking about the forest of the future.

For sure, the future forests will be more resilient, with more diversity and will look like a kind of mosaic.


The French foresters are waiting for you to welcome you in 2021 and introduce you to the French way of life during this Congress.  


The UEF Presidency              

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