EU Forest representatives, including CEPF, Copa-Cogeca, ELO and EUSTAFOR, teamed up today to organise the event entitled “Seeing the forest for the trees – the multifunctional role of EU forests” in the European Parliament (EP).
Going back to the basics: what do multifunctional forests practically mean?
On 21 January, EU forests' representatives organised an event: “Seeing the forest for the trees, the multifunctional role of EU forests” in the European Parliament. Hosted by MEP Sarvamaa, it addressed the contribution of EU forests to EU’s climate and biodiversity objectives.
Multifunctional forests hold the key to reaching the EU’s climate and biodiversity objectives
EU forests in the European Green Deal
The European Commission recently released European Green Deal with a set of policy guidelines that will bring the EU closer towards its transition to a climate-neutral continent by 2050. This Communication encompasses several initiatives which are key for the EU forest sector.
Member States and EU advisory bodies encourage to strengthen EU’s strategic framework for forests and forestry post-2020
CEPF welcomes the Council Conclusions on the European Commission Progress Report on the implementation of the EU Forest Strategy and on a new strategic framework for forests, and highlights the importance of having an EU strategy for forests as a part of the European Green Deal.
Joint statement: Multifunctional European forests are crucial to reach the objectives of a European Green Deal
Joint statement "Multifunctional European forests are crucial to reach the objectives of a European Green Deal" by CEPF, EUSTAFOR, COPA-COGECA, CEI-Bois, CEPI, EOS,ELO, FECOF, CEETTAR, UEF and Bioenergy Europe.