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    Think Tank on Sustainable Forest Management

    The Think Tank consists of a FOREST EUROPE expert group composed of member state delegates, observers and experts, that will revisit SFM and its instruments. The first meeting will concentrate on the role of SFM in the current policy debate, its relation to other forest-related concepts and development needs of the SFM concept for the […]

    Webinar: Monitoring and Assessing Forest Health

    In order to unleash the full potential of forest monitoring and make well-informed forest policy, it is crucial to know what scientists bring to the table. In this webinar, we will look at the policy-making perspective of forest health monitoring, current criteria and indicators, and future needs for decision-making. At the same time, we will […]

    Forest skills to pay the bills! The juncture of education and employment

    Coex, Seoul, Republic of Korea: Conference Room 307A.

    The event will be organised as a 90-minute side event at the 15th World Forestry Congress. First, an overview on the state of play of green forest jobs within the pan European region will be presented by the Thünen Institute (Germany). This is followed by a series of dialogues by four representatives of different stakeholder […]

    Webinar: What’s forest education up to in Africa and Europe?

    Are you studying forestry or a forest-related field? Or are you teaching at a university in one of these fields? Great! You might be interested to know that FAO published six regional assessment reports on forest education around the globe in 2021. Those reports reflect on the current status and needs of formal forest education […]

    Expert Group meeting on the pan-European Forest Risk Knowledge Mechanism (FoRISK)

    The preliminary agenda will focus on a comprehensive exchange on the updated FoRISK concept paper including the proposal of the FoRISK Pilot implementation (to be circulated before the meeting). In this context, Forest Europe signatories and observers feedback will be summarized building on the guiding questions related to FoRISK concept paper (“Annex4-202201_Guiding_Questions_ConceptPaper-WS2_V0”) . In addition, […]

    ROSEWOOD 4.0: Fostering Innovation towards a more sustainable Forest Sector in Europe

    Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, Barcelona

    On 14-15 June the H2020 ROSEWOOD4.0 project will hold its final event in Barcelona, Spain (hosted in a hybrid format). The event is co-organised by the European Forest Institute (EFI) and Steinbeis Europe Zentrum (SEZ) and will consist of 3 sessions with innovation toward a more sustainable forestry sector in Europe as the cornerstone. Attendees will […]

    SILVA Network 2022 Conference: Higher Forestry education in times of multiple crises: crises as framework conditions, challenges and triggers for improvements

    Resilience is the ability to emerge stronger from crisis situations. But how resilient is higher education in forestry? How does teaching and learning about forests address or respond to crises? It could be said that higher education in forestry only really developed as a result of a crisis; in response to the devastation of forests […]

    FOREST EUROPE High-Level Talks

    Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft Rochusstraße 1, 53123, Bonn

    We are glad to invite you to a High-Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) titled “Sustainable Forest Management: unlocking forest biodiversity’s potential” on 30 August 2022 (from 1 to 5 pm CEST). 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 HLPD […]

    FOREST EUROPE Open House

    Forest Europe invites all forestry students and students from related fields to join this Open House. We will present this unique pan-European process and explain the structure, work programme and idea behind it. Certainly, there will be time for questions and answers as well. And whoever is able to answer the most questions correctly in […]

    Scientific-Technical Symposium “Assessing Forest Damage and Disturbance”

    University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

    The natural disasters, diseases and pests of the past years have shown the vulnerability of forests. Research and the assessment of forest damages and disturbance indicate an urgent need for improving monitoring and reporting. Therefore, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the […]

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

    Antalya, 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 […]