Thursday 04.07.2013


EFI News 1-2013 now available!

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The latest issue of EFI News features a set of articles on how forest adapt to climate change. Read also about the outcomes of the ThinkForest event on “opportunities and challenges in meeting renewable energy targets from forest biomass", how EFI Liaison Officer establishes opportunities in Brussels and other interesting topics.

You can download the issue here.

2012 Annual Report online now!

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During year 2012 EFI moved towards an even stronger research-policy support interface. We successfully launched ThinkForest with the support of many EFI Member Countries. Our presence in the European regions grew as the Central-East European Regional Office – EFICEEC expanded to include a South-East European Regional Office – EFISEE. Staff numbers increased by 10 %. We established EFI Liaison Office in Brussels and much more.

You can read all about it here.

News from the INC4 -meeting in Warsaw

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The Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee convened in its 4th Session in Warsaw between 10‐14 June to continue the negotiations on the possible legally binding agreement on forests in Europe.

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Preparing for the recommendations for criteria and indicators

CI-logo_small.jpg : 15.2724609375KbPan-European criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management have been developed by the FOREST EUROPE process as a policy instrument to evaluate and report progress towards sustainable forest management in Europe. In order to support this process, the Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management (CI-SFM) project has been analyzing the implementation of these criteria and indicators in the 46 FOREST EUROPE signatory states, and strengthening their use, not only as a tool for monitoring and reporting, but also for policy making at national and European level.

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Register now! EFI 20 Years Science and Policy Forum: Our forests in the 21st century – ready for risks and opportunities?, 23-27 September 2013 in Nancy, France.
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"Trees for the Future: contributing to the green bio-economy". Trees4Future stakeholder meeting, 24 September 2013, Nancy, France (in connection with the 20th Annual Conference of EFI).
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Other news:

Are you our photo contest winner in July? Submit your photos by the end of the month.
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You can find the recent presentations from various EFI events here.

Open posts at EFI member organisations.
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Call for for applicants for the IUFRO Student Research Awards (awards will be handed out at IUFRO World Congress 2014 in Salt Lake City)
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Read the latest EFIMED News here.

The latest FTP Newsletter has been published.
Read here


Koli Forum seeks new methods in crisis management

The Koli Forum takes place on 17-19 September 2013 at the Koli National Park in the Eastern Finland.

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