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EP plenary adopts Invasive Alien Species legislation
Just before the Easter break, on 16 April 2014, the invasive alien species (IAS) law was put to a final vote to the plenary of the European Parliament. Read more »

Plant reproductive material law rejected
With 650 votes to 15, the MEPs showed their clear dissatisfaction with the proposed plant reproductive material law on 11 March 2014, amid concerns that it would give the Commission too much power and leave Member States without any leeway to tailor the new rules to their needs. Read more »

Commission proceeds with the revision of state aid guidelines
The Commission published a new draft for the state aid guidelines for agriculture, forestry and rural areas on 24 February. From the perspective of European forest owners, the new text poses fundamental obstacles. Read more »

Roadmap for the development of SFM criteria published
The development of SFM criteria under the EU Forest Strategy moves on. From CEPF perspective, it is probably the most challenging subject on the policy agenda this year. Read more »

House of Lords invited CEPF to talk about EU forest policy
The House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy, invited the CEPF, EUSTAFOR and FERN as witnesses to a oral evidence hearing on EU forest policy. Read more »

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»   New insights on forest pathogens invading Europe 10.02.2014
»   Update on the Invasive Alien Species (IAS) Regulation 10.02.2014
»   Update on Plant Reproductive Material and Health Risk Controlling Mechanism law 10.02.2014
»   EU State aid guidelines for forestry sector 2014-2020 under discussion 10.02.2014
»   Commission launched the 2030 Climate and Energy Framework 10.02.2014
»   New EU Forest Strategy discussed in the European Parliament 28.01.2014
»   CEPF welcomes the New Year by joining Twitter and LinkedIn 10.01.2014
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