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XV Governing Council Meeting 2010 Annecy, France

10 June - 13 March 2010

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Minutes of the UEF- Governing Council Meeting 2010

held on 11th June 2010 in Annecy - France

1. Opening of the meeting (President) 
Hakan opened the GCM 2010 at 9.15 a.m.

2. Role call of delegates and announcement of the number of members present and entitled to vote (Secretary and the treasurer)

Shoqata Shqiptare e Specialisteve te Pyjeve (Albania) not paid -
Verband Österreichischer Förster paid p
Association des Ingénieus Des Eaux et Forêts et Universitaires de la  Division de la Nature et det forêts (Belgium) not paid -
Union of Independent Bulgarian Professional Foresters not paid -
Union of Bulgarian Foresters paid (now) p
Hrvatski Sindikat Sumarstva (Croatia) not paid -
Cyprus Association of Professional Foresters paid p
Foresters Association Graduates of the Cyprus Forestry College paid p
Danske Forstkandidaters Forening paid p
Danske Skov- og Landskabsingeniører paid p
METO - Metsäalan Asiantuntijat ry (Finland) paid p
Metsänhoitajaliitto Ry (Finland) paid p
Environnement Forêt et Agriculture- Confédération Générale des Cadres (France) paid p
Bund Deutscher Forstleute paid p
Society of Irish Foresters not paid -
Liechtensteiner Forstverein (Sektion Förster) paid -
Association des Forestiers Luxembourgeois paid -
Federatia Sindsilva Chisinau (Moldavia) not paid -
Stowarzyszenie Inzynierow i Technikow Lesnictwa i Drzewnictwa (SITLID - Poland) paid p
Confederatia Consilva (Romania) paid p
Asociación de Forestales de España paid -
Sveriges Skogstjänstmannaförening (Sweden) paid p
Schweizerischer Ingenieur- und Architekten-Verein - Fachverein Wald paid -

 p= present

Number of the votes: 13 associations are present; 22 members (plenum) and 7 presidency members

3. Adoption of the Agenda (Secretary) 
Handed out to each member; 
Agenda is adopted;

4. Report from the Presidency (Presidency members)

4.1 Reports about the activities since the Congress in Poland 2009

4.2 Matters on the EU and European level 
      - Advisory Group on Forestry and Cork 
      - Advisory Committee on Forest Based Industry 
      - UEF Round Table Meeting    
      - MCPFE Process 
      - Forest Communicators Network 
      - PEFC

      Report President Hakan Nystrand

      Report Vice President Michael Diemer

      Report Vice President Piotr Gryger

      Report Vice President Marian Stoicescu   

      Report Secretary Herve Nemoz-Rajot   
       * UEF Presidency flash info 
       * UEF newsletter

      Report Assistant Secretary Thomas Baschny  

      See attached presentations (by clicking the PowerPoint logos)

5. Work plans for 2010-2011 (Presidency members) 
See the reports above

6. Auditors report on final audits for 2008 and 2009 (Auditors and treasurer) 
Report Treasurer Björn Karlsson   
Account 2005: more than € 35.000,
           - 2009: nearly € 30.000,-. 
We have to talk about to raise the member fees or the members! 
Information: Congress – we will pay for two auditors; GCM we will pay for one auditor or ½ prices for both. 

Auditor Christodoulos Christodoulou (See the attached Auditors report for the financial Year 2008 - 2009)
Decision: final accounts can be closed – adapted (100%)

Budget 2011:   Income:      Member fee € 28.193,-  € 31.518,- (should be)      
                      Spending:                     €  29.800,-       
                                                          € - 1.607,-

7. UEF Homepage matters (Secretary) 
Report Secretary Herve Nemoz-Rajot (see the attached report
The UEF Homepage is updated – please inform Herve about changes, etc. 
This year we paid a lot for the Homepage, because we changed a lot.

8. UEF Congress 2013 and other coming meetings (President) 
The presidency has decided, that the Congress 2013 will take place in Finland
The place of GCM 2011 is open – the presidency will inform the members as soon as possible; (August or September is the best month)

9. Miscellaneous 
- Proposal for a responsible person for senior foresters 
(Vice President Stoicescu)    
Decision: we leave it for further processing in the presidency – senior foresters can take part in all activities of UEF;

- UEF Position paper for the Green Paper 
The President prepared the attached paper “European Commission - UEF Position on the green paper”.  
For discussion we have time till last of July 2010. 
All participants got this draft version in printed form. Please send comments in two weeks directly to Hakan Nystrand.

10. Concluding of the UEF Governing Council Meeting 2010 (President) 
President Nystrand closed the GCM 2010 at 12.45 p.m.

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