European forest owners strongly question the benefits and practicability of the cascade use principle
In a joint statement, submitted to the Vice-President of the European Commission and relevant Commissioners, CEPF, Copa-Cogeca and ELO raised their serious concerns on the cascade use principle, question its general rationale and practicability.
Forest owners call for support for bioeconomy and ownership rights
Bioeconomy and forest ownership rights were identified as two of the most important topics at the CEPF General Assembly 2015 held in Zagreb, Croatia, on 10-12 June. Private forest owners from 15 countries gathered to discuss EU action on how to further develop forest sector.
International Arrangement on Forests in UNFF limelight
CEPF members show strong presence at the 11th session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) at the UN Headquarters in New York, 4-15 May 2015, discussing the progress, challenges and the way forward on the International Arrangement on Forests (IAF) and the future of UNFF.