Last steps before FOREST EUROPE Ministerial Conference
Delegates of FOREST EUROPE signatory countries and the European Union gave green light to the draft documents that the Ministers responsible for forests in Europe will have to decide on at the 7th FOREST EUROPE Ministerial Conference in Madrid on 20-21 October.
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.