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European Parliament votes in favour of a LULUCF regulation better fit for purpose
The European organisations representing the forestry and agriculture sectors as well as woodworking and paper industries see the reaction of the European Parliament within the Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) regulation as a positive step. The Parliament voted today in favour of more dynamic forest reference levels to account for emissions and removals from sustainably managed forests. Read more

The European Forestry House Celebrates 10 Years of Existence
A summer reception was held at the European Forestry House to mark its 10-year anniversary, gathering around 90 people from the Brussels-based forest network, including representatives from EU institutions, governments and stakeholder organisations. Read more

The forest sector has a vast potential to provide climate benefits – CEPF, EUSTAFOR and FTP hosts Press breakfast
The positive impact and potential of sustainable forestry in climate and energy policies should be better recognized, claimed forestry experts at a press breakfast organized at the European Forestry House. Read more

LULUCF: Forestry, paper and agri-sectors team up in favor of a dynamic forest reference level
CEPF, EUSTAFOR, CEI-Bois, CEPI and Copa and Cogeca joint press release. The Environment Committee of the European Parliament today adopted the draft report of the Committee’s Rapporteur, MEP Norbert Lins, on the regulation of Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF). The policy is of utmost importance for the forest and agricultural sectors as it defines the climate benefits of forest management and the use of wood. Read more

High-Level conference on future CAP
On 7 July 2017 the Commission presented the findings of the public consultation of the Communication on the future of the CAP post-2020 in the conference "The CAP: Have your say!". CEPF highlights in this context the importance of forestry and sustainable forest management in the CAP and its Rural Development Policy. Read more

Active forest management is needed to prevent devastating forest fires 03.07.2017
Sustainability in action when CEPF members gather for General Assembly 29.06.2017
Europe’s forest owners and managers deeply concerned about draft European Parliament forest biomass report 12.06.2017
CEPF, Copa and Cogeca and ELO underline potential benefits of Action Plan to make Natura 2000 a success but call for improvements to be made 07.06.2017
The European Natura 2000 Award open for calls 02.06.2017
European forest owners today welcome the EU Green Week and underline the key role forests play in creating green jobs 29.05.2017
CEPF publishes position paper on the future of the CAP 28.04.2017
New EU Nature Directives Action Plan published 27.04.2017
CEPF Secretary General receives medal from the Swedish King 25.04.2017
State aid guidelines – evaluation and fitness check 24.04.2017
Four-year study on forest ownership changes in Europe finalized 18.04.2017
Sustainably managed forests are a proven source of sustainable biomass for bioenergy 12.04.2017
Final report EIP-AGRI Workshop ‘New Value Chains from Multifunctional Forests’ 11.04.2017
Press Release: The importance of implementing Cork 2.0 Declaration to ensure an innovative EU Rural Development Policy and a better life in rural areas underlined at major event 22.03.2017
MEP Lins’ draft LULUCF report published – Main issue on Forest Reference Levels remains unclear 13.03.2017
Press Release: CEPF, Copa & Cogeca, FACE, ELO on new EU Court of Auditors report on Natura 2000 24.02.2017
Focus Group on forests dealing with climate change – call for experts 23.02.2017
Public consultation on the future of the CAP 20.02.2017
Action Plan Fitness Check of Nature Directives for better implementation 10.02.2017
Great court success for Swedish forest owners 03.02.2017
Circular Economy Action Plan – Parliament’s ENVI Committee supports the use of biobased packaging 31.01.2017
Press Release: Forest Management is Solution to Climate Change 25.01.2017
Maltese EU Council Presidency priorities on forests 18.01.2017
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