Thursday 15.07.2010


European National Forest Research Institutes met in Dublin

Mr. Seán Connick, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food with responsibility for forestry, officially opened a meeting of the Heads of European National Forest Research Institutes at the Royal College of Physicians, Dublin. Representatives from 15 European countries, as well as the European Forest Institute, attended the meeting which took place 5-7 July. Director Risto Päivinen represented EFI in the meeting.

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IPCC announced the list of selected authors for its Fifth Assessment Report

The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) has announced the release of the final list of selected Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors and Review Editors. This unique team of 831 climate change experts will dedicate almost four years to the three Working Group Reports of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) to be published between 2013 and 2014. These experts will also provide contributions to the Synthesis Report to be published in 2014.

EFI's Assistant Director, Gert-Jan Nabuurs will be one of the Review Editors of  Working Group III: Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change.

Source: http://www.ipcc.ch/



Procurement Expert position open at EU FLEGT Facility
Deadline: August 23, 2010
Read the announcement.

EFI Annual Report 2009 available
Download as a pdf-file.

New EFI brochure series: Making a Difference – from Science to Policy
Read the first one on forest protection and wood energy.

The Knowledge Based Bio-Economy towards 2020 - Turning Challenges into Opportunities

13-14 September 2010, Brussels
Event site

ForestSat 2010
7-10 September 2010, Lugo, Spain
Event site


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