NEWS

Latest news | News Archive


Forêt 2019 joint session of the ECE comitee on forests and the forest industry in Geneva 4-7 November 201

Thursday, November 14 , 2019 731

picture_275_737_300.jpg
picture_275_738_300.jpg
picture_275_739_300.jpg
picture_275_740_300.jpg

UEF attended the last "Forêt 2019", joint session of the 77th session of ECE commitee on forests and the forest industry and the 40th session of the FAO European Forestry Commission in Geneva, in the Palais des Nations.

 

Ilpo Puputti, UEF vice president, was in Switzerland, representing UEF.

The programme was the following:

  • to accept the guidelines of Green Jobs
  • how the work continues?
  • side-event Tuesday afternoon
  • Team of Specialists meeting on Tuesday evening.

 

The 5th European forest week was also celebrated throughout Europe under the theme "Forests and the Circular Economy".

First celebrated in 2008, the European Forest Week provides a unique opportunity to increase the forest sector's visibility and to influence pan-European and global discussions related to forests. The week is jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

 

This year, the European Forest Week was celebrated in Geneva in conjunction with Forêt 2019, the Joint Session of the UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI), and the FAO European Forestry Commission (EFC).

 

 

You can download more information and a lot of documents related to this meeting using this direct link to the UNECE website: http://www.unece.org/index.php?id=51124

 

 

The UEF Presidency

 

Previous | Next

LATEST NEWS

17 June is the United Nations World Day to combat Desertification and Drought
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 599
The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed ev ...

EU DG Climate Action is asking European citizens opinion regarding the Climate topic
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 240
UEF is happy to inform you about 3 citizens' consultations related to Europ ...

FAO just published the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2020
Thursday, June 04, 2020 800
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations published in an interactive and really interesting way a new report about the state of forests in the world during the period 1990-2020.   ...

The new EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 590
The European Commission has adopted on 20 May 2020 the newpan style="color:#00 ...

A new joint statement about EU biodiversity strategy 2030
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 621
UEF is directly associated in a new joint statement from the European forests and forest-based sector’s representatives.   ...