Croatian EU Council Presidency and the next 18-month Trio Presidency Programme
On 16 June, Germany, Portugal and Slovenia presented the 18-month Programme of the EU Council Presidency. The so-called Trio Presidency Programme steps into action on 1 July when Germany takes over the Presidency from Croatia.
CEPF participated to the ThinkForest webinar focusing on the Green Deal and forests
On 20 May 2020, ThinkForest webinar “Science Insights to the European Green Deal and Forests” brought together researchers, stakeholders, experts and NGOs to discuss the potential of the European forest-based sector to contribute to the Green Deal targets.
The European forestry sector must be part of the future EU COVID-19 recovery plan
On 5 May 2020, CEPF, together with six organisations representing the European forestry sector, published a joint letter while the outbreak and spread of COVID-19 is having a significant impact on forests and forestry in a growing number of European regions.
FISE’s website launched on 4 February 2020
Foreseen in the EU Forest Strategy to 2020 as the hub for data and information on forests and forestry in Europe, the Forest Information System for Europe (FISE) was launched during the European Commission’s conference on Forests for Biodiversity and Climate.
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.