Programme 27.09.2017

Implementing Natura 2000 in forests: lessons learned and looking ahead

27 September, 2017 
International Press Center, Résidence Palace, Brussels


08:30 Registration
09:00 Welcome

Lauri Hetemäki, Assistant Director, EFI
Mark Demesmaeker, MEP, European Parliament

09:15 The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU: Message on Natura 2000 and forests
Marku Lamp, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of the Environment, Estonia
09:30 Connecting global and European questions on biodiversity ( video message )
Cristiana Pașca Palmer, Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, United Nations Environment Programme
09:35 The Nature Action Plan and forests – state of play and next steps
Humberto Delgado Rosa, Director Natural Capital, DG Environment
09:45  Natura 2000 and forests – a new EFI study   ( presentation)
Metodi Sotirov, Senior Researcher, University of Freiburg
10:05 Questions and answers
10:20-11:50  Panel discussion 

Moderator Georg Winkel, Head of Resilience Programme, EFI

Jürgen Bauhus, Professor, University of Freiburg
Emma Berglund, Secretary General, CEPF  
Mark Demesmaeker, MEP, European Parliament
Christian Barthod, CGEDD, France 
Andreas Baumueller, Head of European Natural Resources and Land-use, WWF European Policy Office
Rudolf Plochmann, Bavarian State Forests

11:50 Closing remarks

Networking sandwich lunch


Updated 18.09.2017