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.
CEPF Feedback on the European Commission Roadmap: EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030
The Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF) welcomes the EC initiative to publish the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030 as part of the European Green Deal and the consideration about negative effects of climate change on species and habitats.
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.
Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda 2030 of the European Forest-based Sector launched at the FTP Annual Conference
On 27 November 2019, the annual conference of the Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) took place in Espoo, Finland. The highlight of the conference was the launching of the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda 2030 of the European Forest-based Sector.