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XXV UEF Governing Council Meeting, Färna, Sweden

31 August - 03 September 2023

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XXV UEF Governing Council Meeting, Farna, Sweden

Wednesday, 30th of August 2023:

Arrival of the Presidency members at Arlanda airport (afternoon)

Transportation to Färna Herrgård

Dinner at Färna Herrgård

Thursday; 31st of August 2023:

Presidency Meeting (afternoon)

Arrival of the Delegations at Arlanda Airport (afternoon)

Dinner at Färna Herrgård

Friday, 1st of September 2023:

8:30 – 9:00 Bus from Färna Herrgård to Skinnskatteberg.

9:00 - Avec persons trip

9:30-12:30 International Seminar “Is it possible to increase biodiversity in production forest?”:

Moderator Sven-Erik Hammar, President CEPF

Presentations by Tomas Lundmark, Professor of Silviculture (chair) at the Department of Forest Ecology and Management, SLU

Presentations by Johan Kuylenstierna, Director General at Formas, government research council for sustainable development.

Presentations by Jessica Polfjärd, MEP, European Parliament

Presentations by Sven-Erik Hammar, President CEPF

Presentations by member organisations

Lunch at SLU, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Skinnskatteberg

14:00 - Visit at Setra Group´s sawmill in Skinnskatteberg

16:00 - Bus back to Färna Herrgård

17:00-19:00 Statutory Governing Council Meeting

20:00 - Dinner

Program for the accompanying persons

9:00 departure by minivan

9:30 Karmansbo ironworks, guided tour including coffee

11:00 Departure to coal village

11:30 preparation of joint wilderness lunch and guiding in the coal village

14:00 departure to Färna

14:30 viewing of Färna including the farm shop with handicrafts and coffee

16:00 ends at Färna Herrgård

Saturday, 2nd of September 2023:

08:30 Field trip

  • Visit at Färna Ekopark, owned by Sveaskog, Sweden´s largest forest owner, owned by the Swedish State
  • 4000 hectare with its own management model for increasing natural values


  • Practical examples in production forest how to increase biodiversity

Farewell Party at Färna Herrgård

Sunday, 3rd of September 2023:

06:00-15:00 Departure, transportation to Arlanda Airport

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