Madrid will host the UNECE Expert Workshop On Green Forest Jobs

ProPopulus Team

Next week, on June 25 to 26, Madrid will host the Expert Workshop on “Green Forest Jobs: Facing challenges, exploring opportunities and increasing the capacity of UNECE member States”. The workshop will take place at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Montes Forestal y del Medio Natural.

The workshop will go through four main themes:

  • Innovation, bioeconomy and learning for the future, where Mr. Eduardo Rojas Briales, Dean of the Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros de Montes de España, will act as Session facilitator;
  • The value of forests and future‐looking outcomes, with Mr. Josef Herkendell, Head of Unit Energy and Climate, Ministry for the Environment North Rhine Westphalia, Germany, as session facilitator;
  • The future of forest work, where Mr. Diarmuid McAree, Director, Crann ‐ Trees for Ireland, will be the Session facilitator;
  • Migration and regional development, whereMs. Annemarie Bastrup‐Birk, from the European Environment Agency will act as Session facilitator.

You can find all the information about the program for the two days meeting here

The workshop will be followed by the third meeting of the UNECE/FAO Team of Specialists (ToS) on Green Jobs in the Forest Sector (Joint ILO/UNECE/FAO Expert Network) on 27 June 2019.

To register for the workshop please follow this link.  To register for the ToS meeting please follow this link.

In case you need further information, you can contact Ms. Alicja Kacprzak, Forestry Officer at the UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section.