Thursday 21.03.2013


Slovak Republic ratified EFI Convention!

The Slovak Republic has ratified the Convention on the European Forest Institute. The Convention on EFI has now been ratified by a total of 25 European countries. Entry into force will take place on 27 April 2013.

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St. Petersburg Summer School 2013 - Apply by 30 April

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Join the EFI/FTU Summer School on Russian Forest Governance to get a better understanding of policy and governance of the Russian forest sector, while experiencing the magical beauty of St. Petersburg’s summer! The Summer School takes place on 8-12 July.

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Forest organizations invite you to celebrate Europe's forests

efw.jpg : 30.7548828125Kb2013 is a special year for forests, with many activities and initiatives underway to recognize and strengthen the important role forests play in our lives. The 21st of March will mark the first ever official International Day of Forests and the Tree, as declared in November 2012 by the General Assembly of the United Nations.

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Integrative conservation measures discussed on-site

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With the aim of developing a network of demonstration sites in selected Central European forests, EFICENT-OEF invited representatives of the Bavarian state forest enterprise (BaySF) along with their Swiss colleagues to the forest near Tägerwilen, Switzerland to discuss intergrative conservation measures.

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ThinkForest Seminar: Opportunities and challenges in meeting renewable energy targets from forest biomass - an EU perspective, 11 April 2013, Brussels, Belgium. Deadline for registration:       4 April 2013.
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ThinkForest Seminar: Climate Change in European Forests - How to Adapt, 25 April 2013, Brussels, Belgium. Deadline for registration:    22 April 2013
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XXIV IUFRO World Congress, 5-11 October 2014, Salt Lake City, USA
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Other News:

Open post: 2nd-year International MSc Major - Forests and their Environment, Joint MSc Programme of AgroParisTech, INRA and Universite de Lorraine, Franc. Deadline for applications: 30 May (each year).
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Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF) is seeking a Policy Adviser. Deadline for applications:    21 April 2013.
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A joint plan of action for INRA and Wageningen UR
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Call for EFINORD-SNS networks 2014
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Era-net+ 4th call within the WoodWisdom-Net Research Programme
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