EU Nature Legislation undergoes ‘Fitness check’
As part of its Smart Regulation policy the Commission has initiated a Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme (REFIT). In this context, the European Commission is also undertaking a Fitness Check of the Birds and Habitats Directives and considers this an important priority.
Newly-formed Bioeconomy Alliance calls for EU action
Creating a world-leading bioeconomy in the European Union requires bold political moves. On 4 February, the European Bioeconomy Alliance (EBA) calls for more predictable policies leading to a long-term strategy for a competitive, dynamic and sustainable bioeconomy in Europe.
2015 starts with changes in the CEPF team
With the beginning of the new year two new staff members joined CEPF Secretariat in Brussels: Emma Berglund, appointed as a new CEPF Policy Advisor and representative of the Nordic Family Forestry (NSF) and Meri Siljama, appointed as Office and Project Manager.