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Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers 2018 on video: sharing insights on the possibilities of forests

The first Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers took place in November 2018. The event, targeted at decision makers in […]

Point of view: From stovepipes to sustainability

To reach sustainability, we should consider what kind of world we actually want. Policies that are designed to control progress […]

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 […]

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 […]

Marc Palahí of the European Forest Institute: The EU needs ambitious, strategic approach to forest policy

Marc Palahí, Director of the European Forest Institute EFI, considers lack of understanding a great challenge for a strategic discussion […]

Forests play major role as carbon sink – European forested countries appeal to EU Commission

Together with other forested member states of the European Union, Finland has sent a letter to the Commission to ensure […]