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News Archive 2023
Jan 24, 2023
Forestry in general
45

URBAN GREENERY HELPS AVERT MULTIPLE CRISES FOR DRYLAND CITIES
Quality of life, especially of vulnerable groups in arid zones, can be significantly improved by integrating multipurpose urban trees and shrubs in urban design and urban development initiatives. In this context, urba ...

News Archive 2022
Dec 04, 2022
UEF member news
1041

UEF PRESIDENCY LETTER N°34, DECEMBER 2022
The UEF Presidency is happy to invite you to read the new Presidency letter n°34, December 2022. In the new issue you will find information about the XXIV ...

Nov 20, 2022
Important event
616

FOREST EUROPE TO SUPPORT UKRAINE IN REBUILDING ITS FOREST SECTOR: A FIRST MEETING 7 DECEMBER 2022
A Ministerial Decision to support Ukraine in rebuilding its forest sector was adopted at the end of August 2022 by the 44 Member States of FOREST EUROPE at the first High ...

Nov 14, 2022
Important event
412

A WORKSHOP FUTURE-PROOF GREEN CITIES MAKE FUTURE-PROOF COUNTRIES - BUILDING URBAN UND PERI-URBAN TREE AND FOREST RESILIENCE ORGANIZED BY UNECE/FAO AT THE END OF NOVEMBER
UNECE/FAO is organizing a workshop in Budapest about Urban Forest and forestry will take place from 27 to 30 November 2022. This seminar will be focused about the resilience of the urban and peri urban fores ...

Nov 01, 2022
Important event
477

BUILDING THE BIOECONOMY TOGETHER: HOW RENEWABLE MATERIALS CAN MAKE EUROPE AN INDUSTRIAL LEADER
The UEF member organization SITLiD (Polish Association ...

Oct 17, 2022
Important event
725

THE PRESIDENT OF UEF - MICHAEL DIEMER PARTICIPATED IN THE LAST MEETING OF THE CIVIL DIALOGUE GROUP ON FORESTRY AND CORK
On 14th of Octоber 2022 the last meeting of the Civil Dialogue Group on Forestry and Cork was organized by DG Agri. ...

Oct 14, 2022
Forestry in general
377

THE UEF VICE-PRESIDENT ILPO PUPUTTI PARTICIPATED AT COFO26
The UEF Vice-president Ilpo Puputty participated at the twenty-sixth Session of the Committee on Forestry (COFO26). The forum was held at FAO headquarters i ...

Sep 28, 2022
News from European Union
564

JOINT LETTER ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THE DIALOGUE WITH THE FOREST SECTOR- NEW COMMISSION DECISION 2022/1368 OF 3 AUGUST 2022 ON CIVIL DIALOGUE GROUPS
UEF together with the important stakeholders in the forest sector (CEETTAR, CEI-Bois, CEPF, CEPI, Copa-Cogeca, ELO, EUSTAFOR, FECOF, USSE), sent a href=$1 ...

Sep 27, 2022
Important event
474

IUFRO WORLD CONGRESS 2024 - CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS
XXVI IUFRO World Congress 2024, S ...

Sep 08, 2022
Important event
733

EU PUBLIC CONSULTATION EU FORESTS - NEW EU FRAMEWORK FOR FOREST MONITORING AND STRATEGIC PLANS
Оn 25th of August the the European Commission has launched a public consultation initiative "EU forests - new EU Framework for Forest Monitoring and Strategic Plans". T ...

Aug 30, 2022
Important event
524

SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT: KEEPING THE POTENTIAL OF FOREST BIODIVERSITY UNLOCKED
European forest owners and managers are, and always have been, strongly committed to actively pursuing and sustainably managing Europe’s forests to provide a viable home for bi ...

Aug 19, 2022
Important event
579

FOREST EUROPE IS WORKING TOWARDS THE PAN-EUROPEAN FOREST RISK KNOWLEDGE MECHANISM FORISK.
Building on the Bratislava Ministerial Resolution “Adapting pan-European fo ...

Aug 10, 2022
Important event
611

HIGH-LEVEL POLICY DIALOGUE 2022: “SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT: UNLOCKING FOREST BIODIVERSITY’S POTENTIAL” 30 AUGUST 2022
The High Level Policy Dialogue 2022 is organised in line with the Bratislava Ministerial Declaration 2021 as well as the Forest Europe Work Progra ...

Aug 01, 2022
Important event
674

UEF PARTICIPATED IN THE F-BI EXPERT GROUP MEETING ON 5TH JULY 2022
The UEF Presidency member - the assistant secretary Mårten Gustafsson, Sweden participated in the regular F-BI Expert Group Meeting that took place on 5th July 2022. The short meeting was more like a b ...

Jul 11, 2022
Forestry in general
850

A NEW FAO REPORT: FORESTS AND TREES CAN HELP US RECOVER FROM MULTIPLE CRISES
With the world facing multiple crises including, COVID-19, conflicts, climate crisis and biodiversity loss, our forests can help us recover from their impact, but only if we step up action t ...

Jun 30, 2022
Important event
809

IN GENEVA 30 JUNE 2022 UNECE/FAO ORGANIZES A MEETING ABOUT “CIRCULAR ECONOMY: HOW CAN WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE AS CONSUMERS”
The dominant consumption models, based on a 'take-make-use-dispose', cannot maintain our current life standards without increasing environmental degradation and incurring economi ...

Jun 29, 2022
Important event
530

A MEMBER OF UEF IS ELECTED AT BUREAU OF THE UNITED NATIONS FORUM ON FORESTS UNFF18-19.
The UEF member Ismail Belen, secretary of the Chamber of Forest Engineers (OMO) of Turkey was elected as a member of the Bureau of the eighteenth and nineteenth sessions of the United Nation ...

Jun 14, 2022
UEF matters
807

A SUCCESSFUL SEMINAR TO ”THE FOUR PILLARS OF SUSTAINABILITY, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL PILLARS IN THE FOCUS”.
This year the members of the Union of the European foresters were welcomed by their Finish colleagues. The UEF member organizations METO and LOIMU organized the XXIV UEF Governing council me ...

May 09, 2022
News from European Union
1241

BIOECONOMY YOUTH AMBASSADORS COMPETITION
     On 5th of May 2022 the European Commission launched a Bioeconomy Youth Ambassadors competition! &nb ...

May 05, 2022
Important event
748

ROSEWOOD4.0 FINAL EVENT – FOSTERING INNOVATION TOWARDS A MORE SUSTAINABLE FOREST SECTOR IN EUROPE
Тhe European Forest Institute (EFI) together with Steinbeis Europa Zentrum (SEZ), invite the forestry community to the conference entitled &qu ...

Apr 25, 2022
News from European Union
818

UEF ATTENDED THE THIRD MEETING OF THE CIVIL DIALOGUE GROUP AND FORESTRY AND CORK
The Civil Dialogue Group and Forestry and Cork met on 22.4.2022 for the third time in 2022 in an online meeting. The main discussed topics have been the implementation of th ...

Apr 04, 2022
Important event
1080

UEF PARTICIPATED IN THE JOINT MEETING OF THE SFC, CDG ON FORESTRY AND CORK, EG ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CAP STRATEGIC PLANS REGULATION AND THE WG ON FOREST AND NATURE
During two consecutive days UEF Presidency members – Michael Diemer – UEF President and Anna Petrakieva – UEF vice-president participated in two European meeting. ...

Mar 07, 2022
Forestry in general
1528

FAO PUBLISHES REVISED CLASSIFICATION OF FOREST PRODUCTS
On 3rd of March FAO published a revised classification of forest products. The Classification and definitions of forest products 2022 incorporates many new products, including engin ...

Feb 13, 2022
News from European Union
1334

CONSIDERATIONS OF THE EU FOREST MANAGERS AND OWNERS ON TWO EU DOCUMENTS
Since the beginning of the year the European forestry actors have prepared and send to the European Parliament two key statements. T ...

Jan 23, 2022
News from European Union
1208

UEF ATTENDED THE FIRST FOR 2022 WEBEX MEETING OF FOREST BASED INDUSTRIES EXPERT GROUP
The first for 2022 year meeting of the Expert group on forest-based industry was prepared in a new way. Every point in the agenda that was presented by commission or other expertise, include ...




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