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

    Antalya, Turkey , Turkey

    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 […]

    Youth Forest Policy Days

    Online event

    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 […]

    SILVA Network Annual Conference: Communication – a neglected topic in higher forestry education and further education?

    University of Sopron - SOE, Faculty of Forestry, Sopron Bajcsy-Zsilinszky street 4., Sopron, Hungary

    Human life on Earth can only be sustained with the survival and proper functioning of natural systems, especially forests. However, large-scale deforestation and forest degradation takes place in many countries in the world. In other parts of the World, the unstoppable process of urbanization increasingly leads to the physical and mental separation of people from nature. More and more this is resulting in total refusal of active measures in forests aiming at wood production. In political decision-making and economic processes, you barely find representatives of forest related sciences. While we are exceeding the limits of our planet's carrying capacity, awareness of that wicked problem is limited and nature-based solutions are underrepresented in the political discussions on problem solving.

    Joint Workshop: Managing Biotic Threats in Forests – Lessons Learned from Bark Beetle Calamities

    Equitania Hotel Resort Martinice 1, Březnice, Středočeský kraj, 262 72, Březnice, Czech Republic

    The workshop is part of FOREST EUROPEs work towards the implementation of a pan-European forest risk knowledge facility (FoRISK) to support forests adaptation to changing climatic and site conditions as well as to enhance the resilience and mitigation potential of forests at a pan-European level.

    17th European Forest Pedagogics Congress 2023

    JUFA Hotel Königswinter Bergstraße 115, Königswinter, Germany

    „Learning to create together ‒ How can forest-related ESD build partnerships and empower people?” The Forest Pedagogy Conference lead by the SDW is a nationwide conference on the professionalisation of forest pedagogues that has been held regularly since 2006. This year, we will carry out a Congress, which combines the established SDW Forest Pedagogy Conference […]

    Joint Workshop | Living with storms: towards resilience and adaptation to forest disturbances

    Forest Research Institute Baden-Württemberg, Germany Wonnhaldestraße 4, Freiburg, Baden-Wüttenberg, Germany

    The Forest Research Institute Baden-Württemberg, the Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape and FOREST EUROPE are organizing a joint workshop in order to exchange on the recent experiences with windstorm damages across forests in Europe, the consequences and management strategies. Results will be directly used to develop a policy brief including recommendations […]

    High-Level Talks 2023 | Growing healthier forests: How can Sustainable Forest Management enhance resilience?

    Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (Berlin) Französische Strasse 1, Berlin, Berlin, Germany

    FOREST EUROPE develops common strategies at the pan-European level for its 46 signatories on how to protect and sustainably manage their forests (www.foresteurope.org). The idea of this High-Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) 2023 is based on the Bratislava Ministerial Declaration 2021 as well as the Forest Europe Work Programme priorities and follows guidance provided by the […]

    4th Sustainable Forest Management Think Tank

    The Think Tank consists of a FOREST EUROPE expert group composed of member state delegates, observers, and experts who will revisit SFM and its instruments. The fourth meeting will present an overview of relevant policy discussions and ongoing FOREST EUROPE work on SFM, including the state of SoEF data collection and reporting. The meeting will […]

    Spotlight on genetic diversity: An unseen ally in adapting forests to drought

    FOREST EUROPE continues with its successful webinar series “From the roots to the canopy” this time teaming up with FORGENIUS and EUFORGEN to talk about FOREST ADAPTATION TO DROUGHT STRESS. With our new webinar, “SPOTLIGHT ON GENETIC DIVERSITY: An unseen ally in adapting forests to drought,” we aim to provide an understanding of the genetics […]

    Drought adaptation of forests in Europe – Practical strategies

    FOREST EUROPE continues its journey to delve into measures we might take at regional, national, and international levels to support Europe’s forests in adapting to drought, unravel the science behind these recommendations, and provide practical guidance on the measures.