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    Joint Workshop: Develop, adopt and transfer innovative solutions and actions to prevent and control wildfires

    October 24 - October 27

    The intensity, frequency, and widespread of wildfires are rapidly increasing and despite advanced firefighting mechanisms and increasing public and political awareness, the increasing complexity and consequences related to wildfires demand for international cooperation to support the development, adoption and transfer of innovative solutions and actions to prevent and better control wildfires across Europe.

    In the context of the pan-European Forest Risk Knowledge Mechanism (FoRISK), Turkey kindly offers to organize a joint workshop with SilvaMed (the Committee on Mediterranean Forestry Questions-Silva Mediterranea under FAO), FOREST EUROPE and other partners in order to build the capacity; to develop, adopt, and transfer innovative solutions and actions to prevent and control wildfires as well as to share the best practices while establishing cooperation and strong partnerships.

    This joint workshop is scheduled to take place as part of the FoRISK Pilot phase #1 from October 24 to October 28 2022 in Antalya, Turkey and will be hosted by the General Directorate of Forestry Turkey.

    The preliminary program for the workshop includes the objectives to:

    1. Strengthen international/regional cooperation and coordination. Building capacity in prevention, preparedness and response among networks;
    2. Development of fire-resistant and fire-resilient forest landscapes. Best practices on prevention, adaptation and post-fire management;
    3. Use and exchange of technological developments and innovative approaches.

    We invite you to mark the workshop in your calendars and already registertyur until 9 October 2022 whether you are interested to participate in order to allow the organizers to proceed with the necessary logistical arrangements.

    More information here:

    Venue

    Antalya, Turkey
    Turkey

    Organizers

    FOREST EUROPE
    General Directorate of Forestry Turkey
    Silva Mediterranea (FAO)