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Youth Forest Policy Days
December 1, 2022 @ 8:00 am - December 3, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
This is a conference-like online event organized by the International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA). The objective is to enable the youth community to exchange knowledge and gain more insights about international forest policies.
The conference will have well-known forest policy experts that will explain how forest policy works and bring real world examples. It is an opportunity to actively get involved in policy and learn how to make a difference. Meet other youth with similar interest, network with policy expert and get inspired to take actions.
The event is planned on two days with different activities:
- Workshop day: there will be three workshops on capacity building, soft skills and interaction with experts, exchange of skills knowledge outside the usual curriculum and networking with fellow students or early career scientists. The Living Library will be presented as an innovative format that raise awareness of the obstacles, challenges or solutions other people faced in their professional lives.
- Conference day: main focus on the importance of global forest policies, what they have achieved, and also where their limitations are. There will be an introduction to international Forest Policy, the role of youth in forest policy, with real-world examples of implemented forest policy, finalizing with a Panel discussion with all major stakeholders.