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EU Commission requests Finland to organize a bioeconomy conference next summer

The Commission of the European Union requests Finland to organize an extensive bioeconomy conference during Finland’s EU presidency in the […]

Finland’s Prime Minister Juha Sipilä Proposes an EU-Africa Forest Fund – Major New Initiative to battle Climate Change in Africa and globally now under consideration

Finland proposed a major new initiative to fight climate change with forestation through EU-Africa Partnership. The initiative was presented today by […]

Role of forests in climate change: New initiative to combat climate change to be announced at EU Forest Academy – presented by Minister Leppä, November 21

This week, the first Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers will be organized jointly by Finland and Sweden. Finnish Minister […]

Photos from the 13th European Forest Pedagogics Congress, 2 – 5 October 2018 Pudasjärvi, Finland

Photos are free to use in the communication concerning the European Forest Pedagogics Congress. Photographer Vilma Issakainen, Finnish Forest Association, […]

Swedish Minister for Rural Affairs Sven-Erik Bucht: EU Forest Academy expanding the understanding of sustainable forestry

“Each country must be able to comply with its own forest policy, but we must increase knowledge in and discuss […]

Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers builds dialogue on forests between EU institutions

Finland and Sweden have started a joint initiative consisting of two consecutive events for EU decision makers: the first one […]

Case Forest Academy Mozambique: Raising awareness and building cooperation on the sustainable management of the Inhaca archipelago

Forest Academy was recently launched in Mozambique, when the first course was organized at the Inhaca Island, situated in the […]

150 million euros granted for forest research – joint investment by Sweden and Finland

Finland and Sweden are establishing a joint five-year research programme on forest bioeconomy. The value of the programme is EUR […]

Children celebrate world forests by growing pines from seeds

March 21 is the UN’s International Day of Forests. This year, the theme is Forests and Sustainable Cities. Forests make […]

Forest Quiz can take you out into the forest and the wide world

For the 37th time in a row, the Forest Quiz for lower secondary schools was organized on 8 February.  The […]

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