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.
“Our Forests, Our Future” - The first high-level European conference focusing on forests
On 25 - 26 April 2019, the European Commission organised a conference “Our Forests, Our Future” to analyse and discuss opportunities and challenges for enhancing the contribution of the forest sector to the main EU priorities.
Forest stakeholders call for a stronger EU Forest Strategy to reach United Nations and Paris Agreement goals
Last December, the European Commission published a mid-term review on the implementation of the EU Forest Strategy. The report provides insights on progress in the implementation of each of the eight priority areas identified by the Strategy.