Forestry Communication Toolkit
Europe and Central Asia Forest Communicators Network
The UNECE/FAO Forest Communicators' Network (FCN) is the longest established network. It was set up by the UNECE Timber Committee and the FAO European Forestry Commission (EFC) almost 20 years ago. The network consists of more than 200 people from some 40 countries and 40 international organizations and institutions.
While there is often informal ongoing dialogue between members the network also meets annually.
Its objectives are:
The current work programme includes
The first regional workshop on forest communication for countries from Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, was held in St Petersburg, Russian Federation in June 2016. Experts from nine countries agreed to strengthen communications and boost the visibility of forestry issues in the region.
The UNECE/FAO Forest Communicators' Network (FCN) is mandated by the UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) and the FAO European Forestry Commission (EFC) with the overall objective to improve the ability of the forest sector to communicate effectively, within and outside the sector on the role of forests in sustainable development and to advise the ECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section and to support communication activities in all Work Areas, through (among others):