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XXVI UEF Governing Council Meeting, Luxembourg

19 - 22 September 2024

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Program of the Governing Council Meeting


Thursday, 19th of September 2024

  • Arrival of the Presidency members & Delegations in Luxembourg (afternoon)
  • Transportation to Hotel by public transportation (free of charge) à further details after registration
  • 18:00 - Ice Breaking + guided tour – City of Luxembourg

Friday, 20th of September 2024

  • 8:30 – 9:00 Registration at Centre Cercle Cité
  • 9:00 - 12:30 International Seminar  - TOPIC: Biodiversity conservation and forest management in the context of the global climate change – a look at Luxembourg

- Welcome speech by Serge WILMES , Minister of Environment;
- The Nature & Forest Agency by Michel LEYTEM, Director;
- Forests in climate change – a dialog under stress by Prof. Dr. Alexander Knohl, University of Göttingen;
- Impact on tree species on water resource and feedback by Jean-François Iffly, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology;
- The untamed forest by Martin Levin, former director of the municipal forest of Göttingen;
- Urban forestry of the city of Luxembourg by Thierry Kozlik

Saturday, 21th of September 2024:

  • 08:30 Field trip – Luxembourg’s little Switzerland-UNESCO “Natur- & Geopark Mëllerdall”
    • Remote sensing-based inventories by Luxsense geodata s.à r.l.
    • Integrated forest management - Synergies and trade-offs between forestry and nature conservation
  • Lunch
  • 15:00 Field trip – Ecological redevelopment of the Pétrusse Valley
  • 16:30 End of the official Program
  • 20:00 Foresters‘ party to celebrate the 50th  anniversary of the Luxembourg Forester Association (AFL)

Sunday, 22th of September 2024:

  • Individual departure of the participants

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