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News Archive 2024
Apr 10, 2024
Important event
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WEBINAR HOW POLITICAL LEADERSHIP CAN SHAPE SUSTAINABLE WOOD SUPPLY IN EUROPE
The International Union of Forest Research Organizations is organizing a webinar "How political leadership can shape sustainable wood supply in Europe (under so ...

Mar 17, 2024
Important event
965

THE SECOND EXPERT LEVEL MEETING ELM IN 2024, WILL TAKE PLACE IN FREISING, IN JUNE
The second Expert Level Meeting (ELM) in 2024 will take place in Freising, near Munich from 4th to 5th of June. Hosts of the meeting will be the Bavarian State Institute of Fores ...

Feb 18, 2024
Important event
2157

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FORESTS 2024 PHOTO CONTEST
To celebrate the International Day of Forests on 21 March, FAO is looking for the best photos showing different types of forest innovation - this could be anything from drones and digital tools to new ...

Jan 20, 2024
Important event
2898

A NEW FAO GUIDELINES ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS NBS TO COMBAT THE NEGATIVE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON FORESTRY
      Our colleagues from UEF member organization - Orman Mühendisleri Odasi - Chamber of forest engineers participated in the elaboration of the new FAO Guidel ...

News Archive 2023
Dec 12, 2023
Important event
2510

THE NEW PRESIDENCY LETTER NO 36 IS ALREADY PUBLISHED!
The UEF Presidency is happy to present to you the new Presidency letter n°36, December 2023. You will find information about the XXV UEF Governing Council ...

Dec 04, 2023
Important event
1561

FAO GUIDANCE ON DEVELOPING FOREST EDUCATION PROGRAMMES FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
In recent years, international forums have expressed concern that, in most countries, forest-related education is insufficient and outdated. The net result is a lack of awareness and underst ...

Nov 14, 2023
Important event
1695

HIGH-LEVEL POLICY DIALOGUE ON 09 NOVEMBER 2023, FOREST EUROPE
On 9th November Forest Europe offered an informal platform for high-level policymakers and relevant stakeholders working in the forest sectors. This dialogue facilitated the shari ...

Nov 06, 2023
Important event
1101

A NEW FAO REPORT URBAN FORESTS: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
FAO published a new report that calls to bridge ‘green social divide’. Urban forestry is not a one-size-fits-all solution; each city and region, with its own unique set of challenge ...

Oct 15, 2023
Forestry in general
1181

A SUCCESSFUL JOINT RTM AT THE EUROPEAN FORESTRY HOUSE
As it became a tradition in the last years, a joint Round Table Meeting was organized in close collaboration between UEF, EUSTAFOR and FECOFstrong ...

Sep 29, 2023
Important event
818

17TH EUROPEAN FOREST PEDAGOGICS CONGRESS IN BONN, GERMANY
The 17th European Forest Pedagogics Congress was organized by the Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher Wald in Bonn, Germany, between 20 and 22 September. The motto of the congress “Learning to cre ...

Sep 06, 2023
Important event
1500

A SUCCESSFUL XXV UEF GOVERNING COUNCIL MEETING IN FÄRNA, SWEDEN
The Swedish member of the Union of European Foresters, Sveriges Skogstjänstmannaförening organized a really successfully the XXV UEF Governing Council Meet ...

Jul 31, 2023
Important event
1343

THE UEF ASSISTANT SECRETARY MÅRTEN GUSTAFSSON PARTICIPATED IN THE LAST F-BI EXPERT GROUP MEETING
The UEF Assistant secretary Mårten Gustafsson participated in the last F-BI Expert Group Meeting, that took place in the end of June this year. For an ...

Jul 21, 2023
Forestry in general
1224

THE FAO, ILO UNITED NATIONS HAVE PRODUCED A NEW PUBLICATION PROVIDING GUIDANCE FOR FORESTRY OPERATIONS - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH IN THE FUTURE OF FORESTRY WORK
Climate change, demographic transitions, technological developments and innovation are megatrends affecting forestry work. As the conditions of forestry work change, so does the nature of the work-related risks. Despi ...

Jun 27, 2023
Important event
1179

THE UEF VICE-PRESIDENT TOMASZ MARKIEWICZ PARTICIPATED AT THE FOREST EUROPE EXPERT LEVEL MEETING
The UEF Vice-President Tomasz Markiewicz participated at the Forest Europe Expert Level meeting (ELM) that was held on 21 and 22 June 2023 in Dresden, Germany. Signatories and observe ...

Jun 01, 2023
UEF matters
1289

THE NEW ISSUE OF THE UEF PRESIDENCY LETTER IS NOW PUBLISHED
The UEF Presidency is happy to announce that the  new issue of the Presidency letter n°35, June 2023 is now published In the n ...

May 22, 2023
UEF matters
1198

THE REGISTRATION FOR THE XXV UEF GOVERNING COUNCIL MEETING IS NOW OPEN!
The registration for the pan dir=$1ltr$1 style=$1font-family:sans-serif; fo ...

May 15, 2023
News from European Union
1101

FOREST EUROPE EXPERT LEVEL MEETING
The next Forest Europe Expert Level meeting (ELM) will be held in person on 21 and 22 June 2023 in Dresden, Germany. All signatories and observers to the Forest Europe Process are invited to join the ELM. The t ...

Apr 18, 2023
News from European Union
1234

EU NATURE RESTORATION LAW MUST PROMOTE CREDIBLE MEASURES THAT WILL DELIVER ON THE MULTIPLE BENEFITS OF RESILIENT FORESTS
While European forest managers and owners welcome the ambition of the European Commission in advancing current and active restoration efforts, we remain convinced that for EU forests this should b ...

Mar 22, 2023
News from European Union
1663

BOREAL FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE - FROM IMPACTS TO ADAPTATION EFR
The policy brief: "Boreal Forests and climate change – from impacts to adaptation" a ...

Mar 13, 2023
UEF member news
1104

13TH EDITION OF THE WINTER FOREST SCHOOL POLISH FORESTRY IN THE FACE OF EU POLICY CHALLENGES
The UEF vice-president Tomasz Markiewicz will participate in the 13th edition of the Winter Forest School. The school will take place from 14 to 16 of Mar ...

Feb 17, 2023
Forestry in general
1629

44TH JOINT FAO/UNECE SESSION OF THE WORKING PARTY ON FOREST STATISTICS, ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
The forty-fourth joint FAO/UNECE Session of the Working Party on Forest Statistics, Economics and Management will be held from 31 May to 2 June 2023 in Geneva, Switzerland. ...

Feb 08, 2023
Important event
1184

IT IS WITH DEEP SADNESS THAT WE ANNOUNCE THAT ON 05.02.2023 OUR COLLEAGUE AND FRIEND KARLHEINZ STEPHAN PASSED AWAY
It is with deep sorrow that we announce that our colleague and friend Karlheinz Stephan passed away on 5th of February 2023. We have lost a wonderful professional, colleague and person. ...

Jan 24, 2023
Forestry in general
1247

URBAN GREENERY HELPS AVERT MULTIPLE CRISES FOR DRYLAND CITIES
Quality of life, especially of vulnerable groups in arid zones, can be significantly improved by integrating multipurpose urban trees and shrubs in urban design and urban development initiatives. In this context, urba ...

News Archive 2022
Dec 04, 2022
UEF member news
1972

UEF PRESIDENCY LETTER N°34, DECEMBER 2022
The UEF Presidency is happy to invite you to read the new Presidency letter n°34, December 2022. In the new issue you will find information about the XXIV ...

Nov 20, 2022
Important event
1663

FOREST EUROPE TO SUPPORT UKRAINE IN REBUILDING ITS FOREST SECTOR: A FIRST MEETING 7 DECEMBER 2022
A Ministerial Decision to support Ukraine in rebuilding its forest sector was adopted at the end of August 2022 by the 44 Member States of FOREST EUROPE at the first High ...




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