Programme

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09:30 | Opening session

Welcome and moderation by Mr Simo Tiainen, rapporteur for the EESC opinion on the New EU Forest Strategy

Keynote speeches by:

Questions and answers via Sli.do

10:15 | Panel 1:  The State of Europe's Forests

Moderated by Mr Florian Marin, President of Study Group for the EESC opinion on the New EU Forest Strategy

  • Mr Rastislav Raši, Project coordinator, Presentation of the report State of Europe’s Forests 2020, Forest Europe
  • Mr Giacomo Grassi, Senior scientific officer, Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission
    Latest publications: Brief on the role of the forest-based bioeconomy in mitigating climate change through carbon storage and material substitution

Questions and answers via Sli.do

11:15 | Break

11:30 | Panel 2: What does sustainable forest management imply in practice? How can forest stakeholders best ensure the three dimensions of sustainable development?

Moderated by Mr Florian Marin, President of Study Group for the EESC opinion on the New EU Forest Strategy

Questions and answers, followed by a discussion

12:50 | Conclusions

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