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Presidency meeting and UEF Round table meeting in Brussels 19-20 June 2017

Friday, June 23 , 2017 364

A second Presidency Meeting during the year 2017, after the one in Istanbul in March, was held on 19/20 June 2017 in Brussels.

The meeting started at 2h30 pm, on 19 June 2017, with all the members of the Presidency.

After an evening break, it ended at 11h am, the 20 June, on the European Forestry House in Brussels, in front of the EU Parliament..


The main issues discussed during the meeting were related to the next UEF Congress in Mainz (Germany) at the end of September, all the meetings UEF attended these last months, with a report from each UEF delegate.  New member contacts were also a topic discussed during the meeting, as well as the following meetings and activities of the Presidency .

The draft of a new UEF 4 pages brochure was discussed and adopted to be printed and published for the Congress.



At 12h, the new UEF Round table Meeting started.

This year, the RTM was organized in cooperation with Forest Europe and in synergy with the workshop in Bratislava at the end of June of the Expert Group on Green jobs, Education and Training systems

Despite the high temperature in Brussels, more than 15 participants attended this new UEF annual Round Table Meeting.


The really up to date topic was focused on: ”Green Jobs in the Forest Sector: Challenges and Opportunities”.


After an introduction from Michael Diemer, UEF President, Mr. Michal Vanco, from the Forest Europe unit in Bratislava, introduced the informal discussion, with an interesting presentation, as our keynote speaker.

You can download his presentation following this link:


Really fruitful exchanges between the participants could then build a common holistic approach about this important topic for the future foresters all over Europe.



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