Debate on the EU Forest Strategy in the European Parliament
The importance of forestry for jobs, growth, rural livelihoods and bioeconomy as well as concerns over negative impacts of the LULUCF climate proposal on the forest sector were some of the issues raised by MEPs in a debate on the EU Forest Strategy with Commissioner Phil Hogan.
EU Forest Directors adopted new declaration on forests
The Bratislava Declaration on the “EU Forest Strategy: a new impulse on a way forward” was adopted when EU Forest Directors General met in Bratislava on 7-9 November 2016. It builds on the current momentum and serves as an important input on the way forward to EU Forest Strategy