Wednesday 20.04.2011


EFI Policy Advice Office to be established in Barcelona

EFI will establish a Policy Advice office in Barcelona this summer. The office will host the EFI Policy Advice activities in the future. It will include also FLEGT-REDD activities, funded by the European Commission, which are a growing component of the institute. FLEGT-REDD Unit will also continue working from Joensuu and Brussels.

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New Head of Foresight and Information Programme appointed

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Dr. Lauri Hetemäki has been appointed as the Head of Foresight and Information Research Programme at the European Forest Institute. Dr. Hetemäki will start his 5-year-term at EFI on 1 August.

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EFI launches a new book series: What Science Can Tell Us

In connection with the second Mediterranean Forest Week taking place this week in Avignon, France, the European Forest Institute has launched a new book series titled What Science Can Tell Us. The first volume in the series deals with the important question of water for forests and people in the Mediterranean.

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Shaping EFINORD Work Plan 2011-2015

An enthusiastic network gathered to define joint activities under the heading “Biomass Production and Intensive Forest Management” in early April 2011, proving that the strength of a network is in its members. Some 30 representatives of the EFINORD network met in Stockholm to develop a concrete work plan for EFINORD 2011-2015.

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Second Stakeholder Meeting on EU Timber Regulation

The second Stakeholder meeting on 28 April aims to discuss best options for risk assessment and risk mitigation procedures in the framework of EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) legislation.

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Our forests - photo competition for EFI Associate and Affiliate Members, deadline 1 August 2011.
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Call for applications: Young scientist contracts offered by INRA within the doctoral school RP2E (Nancy-Université)
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Call for applications: Summer School - Adaptation to Climate Change in Forest Management, 12-16 September, Vienna, Austria
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