ThinkForest Event to be held at the European Parliament
The ThinkForest forum, facilated by EFI, is organising this seminar which will be take place on 27 November 2012 at 16.00-18.30 in the European Parliament, Brussels.
Scientists and policymakers will discuss the potential for PES to address specific problems of Mediterranean forests (e.g. forest fires, deforestation), based on the latest scientific knowledge and experience from PES implementation in the Mediterranean context. Special attention will be paid to the requirements for establishing PES in diverse conditions throughout the region (e.g. public and private forests), as well as to the role of public authorities in PES implementation. An EU perspective on PES in the context of the CAP and the new EU Forest Strategy will be presented by a representative of the DG Agriculture and Rural Development.
ThinkForest is a high-level discussion and information-sharing forum, supported and facilitated by EFI after consultation with leading experts on forest policy in Europe. The forum provides an active and efficient science-policy interface, fostering an inspiring and dynamic science-policy dialogue on strategic forest-related issues.
A detailed programme of the ThinkForest event is available here.
Participation in the event is free, but due to a limited number of places (40 places), registration closes on November 19.
More information: Marc Palahí, Assistant Director for Policy Support (email@example.com)
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