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The European Forest Week is an initiative launched by a group of 15 partners[1]willing to promote sustainable forest management and raise awareness on the contribution of the forest-based sector to a green economy.

This is the second celebration of Europe’s forests inspired by the success of the first ever European Forest Week (EFW) organized in Italy in 2008 and celebrated throughout Europe. This year the theme is “The role of forests and forest products in a Green Economy”.

[1]Confederation of European Private Forest Owners (CEPF), Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), European Forest Institute (EFI), European Network of Forest Entrepreneurs (ENFE), European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) , FOREST EUROPE, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Geneva Environment Network (GEN), International Forestry Students' Association (IFSA), International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) , United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

 

last updated:  Friday, December 6, 2013