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XXV UEF Governing Council Meeting, Färna, Sweden

31 August - 03 September 2023

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Dear Foresters, Colleagues around Europe!

The SSF, Sveriges Skogstjänstemannaförening, as a member of UEF, has the pleasure to invite you to the XXV UEF Governing Council Meeting, which will be held in Färna, Sweden, from august 31st until 3rd of September 2023

The Council Meeting will take place at Färna Herrgård, a manor dating back to the era of iron mining in the area, located about 160 km from Stockholm-Arlanda airport. All accommodation will also be arranged at the mansion.

A seminar on the topic “Is it possible to increase biodiversity in production forest?” will take place on 1st of September and we invite all member organizations to briefly tell us about how you work with increasing biodiversity in production forest. More information will be presented about this separatly.

We expect your registrations to the Governing Council Meeting and the Seminar not later than 25th of June.

The Presidency of UEF has decided to promote the participation of forestry students from the member organizations, by sponsoring one student per organization with a reduction of the participation fee with 50%. Applications for this reduction should be sent by the same date as the registration for the GCM to the treasurer of UEF, Mr. François-Xavier Nicot, France , by e-mail: francois-xavier.nicot[at]   

Please mention in the application the name of the student that will participate from your organization.


Now is the time for you to fill in the registration form for the Governing Council Meeting and send it to us. To register you can fill in the Registration form.

Participation fee

The fee per person for participating in the whole program from Thursday 31st of august to Sunday 3rd of september in a double room (singular beds, or king bed as required), starting with dinner Thursday night and ending with breakfast Sunday morning is 700 EURO.

Accommodation in a single bed room (or double room single use) is 725 EURO for the whole program too.

All bus transfers are included from Thursday till Sunday.

Bank transfer from abroad:
The banking information for payment:

IBAN: SE86 9500 0099 6034 0333 9009



Name of Bank: Nordea

Adress: Stora Torget, 791 71 Falun, SWEDEN

For the registrars to verify your payment it is important that you consign your name along with the bank transfer.

ALL BANK CHARGES must be covered by the sender.

For questions regarding payment please e-mail

Arrival/Departure – Transfer

Transportation to the event will be given to all participant from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (int. code ARL) to Färna Herrgård.
Transport from Färna Herrgård will be provided back to Stockholm-Arlanda Airport.

Participants must give details for
a) estimated arrival in Arlanda Airport
b) flight time/numbers for departure flight.

We plan to pick you up on Thursday, 31st of August, afternoon/evening in small groups, according to your arrival time.
Transfer from the airport to the hotel is approximately 2 hours.
The welcome buffet dinner will start at 19:30.

If you have any other inquiries, remarks etc. please contact Mårten Gustavsson at: 

In the registration form, please tell us if you have any special demand (vegetarian menu, accompagnying person, room sharing colleague etc.)


Sincerely Yours

Thomas Esbjörnsson                     Michael Diemer

President of SSF Ledarna                     President of UEF


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