The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have initiated a second European Forest Week which will be held in parallel to Metsä2013 – the joint session of the ECE Timber Committee and the FAO European Forestry Commission – on 9-13 December 2013 in Rovaniemi, Finland.
The European Forest Week will be celebrated with events in Rovaniemi and throughout Europe. The week will highlight the contribution of forests and forest products to a green economy. It will provide a unique communication and outreach opportunity to raise the visibility of the forest sector and the multiple services wood contributes to our daily lives.The European Forest Week will provide an umbrella for forest related celebrations organized by different public and private organizations throughout Europe.
The primary objective of this meeting is to share ideas with various organizations and take note of events and celebrations these organizations may wish to organize during the European Forest Week.
For more information, please contact Eve Charles