Wednesday 03.08.2011


Host Country Agreement signed between Spain and EFI

A Host Country Agreement has been signed by the Kingdom of Spain and the European Forest Institute. The agreement was signed on July 28 by Cristina Garmendia Mendizabal, Minister for Science and Innovation of Spain and Risto Päivinen, Director of EFI.

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Photo: MICINN 2011

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Survey on the challenges of the future bioeconomy

Is the bioeconomy developing sufficiently to become a guiding factor for society? Is biomass displacing non-renewable raw materials, such as oil? Share your views with international top-level decision-makers and participate
in the Koli Forum survey.

The results of the survey will be published on 16 September 2011 at Koli as well as at the
Koli Forum website.


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Final report of the EUTR Support Study available

The final report of the “Support study for development of the non-legislative acts provided for in the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the obligations of operators who place timber and timber products on the market” (referred often as EUTR Support Study) is now available.

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International Workshop

Forest Commons – Role Model for sustainable local governance und forest management
Burbach, Germany
October 9-11, 2011
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International Conference

Forests2011 - Conservation and management of forests for sustainable development: where science meets policy
Leuven, Belgium
November 23-24, 2011
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