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Public Hearing

The EESC is preparing an opinion for the European authorities, which will assess the possible contribution of the European woodwork industry to increase economic well-being and reduce the environmental impact in terms of CO2 emissions. It will concern particularly the implementation of the recent EU legislation on accounting rules on emissions and removals of greenhouse gas emissions resulting from activities related to forestry.

Meeting of the Farmers' Category


Presentation by Mr Ricard RAMON I SUMOY (in French only)

Présentation par M. Ricard RAMON I SUMOY

09/12/2013 13/12/2013

To spread the idea that forests are essential for the survival of the man and the world, the European Commission invited children aged of 6 to 10 years to express their feelings, their vision on forests in a drawing. The contest "What is the forest for me?" was a great success and hundreds of works were received. The exhibition will present a selection that confirms that forest are a great source of artistic inspiration…

Meeting of the Farmers' Category


Presentation by M. Gerfried Gruber (EN uniquement)

Joint Policy Workshop - Implications of recent trade legislation within the UNECE region for the global forest-based sector

A joint policy workshop to better understand recent trade legislation in the UNECE region, in particular the Lacey Act Amendment (2008) and the EU’s Timber Regulation, their implications for and likely impacts on the global forest-based sector.