Events

Upcoming events related to forests

ProPopulus Team Following the International Day of Forests, some events related to forests and forest-related policy issues will take place in the next two months. Here is the information. International Forest Policy Meeting Hosted by EFI, Wageningen University & Research, and BOKU, the International Forest Policy Meeting will take place from 27th to 29th of…

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Celebrating forests

ProPopulus Team Today we are celebrating forests. Ten years ago, in 2012 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21st March the International Day of Forests (IDF) to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. According to the latest figures released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), forests are home…

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The reception of abstracts for the Eighth International Poplar Symposium is open

ProPopulus Team The Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment (ILFE) (formerly known as the Poplar Research Institute) from Novi Sad, Serbia, will host the IUFRO Eighth International Poplar Symposium (IPS VIII): Poplars and Willows in the Era of Global Change: Agroforestry, Environmental Improvement, and Ecosystem Services to Enhance Livelihoods on 4 to 6 October 2022. The symposium will…

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Five upcoming wood and timber related events will take place in October in Europe and the UK

ProPopulus team October will we a month full of events related to wood and timber. The first one, the Timber Expo, will be held from Tuesday 05 to Thursday 07 in Birmingham, UK. The Timber Expo will feature the latest products, innovations, and developments across the timber sector in the international market. It covers a…

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Helsinki and Dubai will host major forestry conferences in July 2021

ProPopulus Team Two major events with forestry as the main theme will take place next July. One in Helsinki, Finland, and the other in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The first, on July 19-20, in Helsinki, Finland, the ICCCAAF 2021: 15. International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture and Forestry will aim to bring together…

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IPC’s 26th Session will be hold virtually for the first time

ProPopulus Team The International Commission on Poplars and Other Fast-Growing Trees Sustaining People and the Environment (IPC) 26th session will be hold virtually for the first time on 5th to 8th October 2021. The session was originally programmed to be held in Rome in October 2020 but had to be rescheduled due to the outbreak…

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EU’s public consultation on Climate Change open until August 20th

ProPopulus Team The public consultation on the EU’s strategy for climate change, Adapting to climate change – EU strategy, will be open until August 20th. That means that any European citizen can submit their opinion on the subject just by filling in a questionnaire. The European Commission is inviting an extensive spectrum of stakeholders to…

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Forestry agenda for the upcoming months

ProPopulus Team Due to the coronavirus outbreak many events programmed for 2020 have been postponed or suspended, like the 26th IPC Session and study tours, that was postponed from October 2020 to autumn of 2021 (please check https://www.ipc2020.it/ for further information). However, others are still taking place, beginning with FSC-Spain’s webinar on the new standard [FSC-STD-ESP-03-2018…

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The Green Deal means a great deal

ProPopulus Team The European Commission’s Green Deal presents a great opportunity for the forestry industry, and it is time to seize the momentum. This was the core message of the European Forest Institute’s event “The future of plantation forests in Europe”, held in Brussels on December 17th.  The new president of ThinkForest, Janez Potocnik, in…

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Brussels will host EFI’s conference on “The Future of Plantation Forests”

ProPopulus Team With the aim of providing a better science-policy understanding of the policy issues facing European planted forests, the European Forest Institute will host in Brussels “The Future of Plantation Forests in Europe” on December 17th. The event will gather representatives of different institutions including Think Forest, the Irish Ministry of State for Food,…

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