The European State Forest Association

EUSTAFOR represents state forest companies, enterprises and agencies that have sustainable forest management and sustainable wood production as major concerns.

Joint Statement on The role of forest management in the upcoming taxonomy regulation for sustainable investments

In the context of the European Commission’s ongoing work on developing a classification system for sustainable investments, EUSTAFOR and 6 other organizations have expressed their views on the topic of forest management in the proposed taxonomy regulation to the members of the Commission’s Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG). Sent on 19 February 2019, the joint statement notably addresses the first round of climate mitigation activities drawn up by the TEG. The signing org...

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The 14th European Forest Pedagogics Congress to Take Place in Latvia

How to integrate forest education into school programme on a daily basis? How can forest experts and teachers cooperate to make work with students more efficient? These and other questions will be answered in the 14th European Forest Pedagogics Congress, which will take place in Riga and in Latvia's State Forest Nature Park in Tērvete from 1 to 4 July. The Congress is hosted by JSC "Latvia's State Forests" (LVM) in cooperation with the National Centre for Education of the Republic of Latvia ...

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Latvian Forest Days are Open for Applications

Already for the second year, JSC "Latvia's State Forests" (LVM) invites both forest and timber industry representatives, as well as nature friends, to participate in the largest exploratory forest event in the Baltics - the Latvian Forest Days. Last year, the event in LVM Nature Park in Tērvete brought together more than 12 000 visitors. Also in 2019, the event is to take place in Latvia's State Forests Nature Park in Tērvete on 24 and 25 May. Every forest and timber industry company...

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Round table Event at the European Forestry House: THE COHERENCE BETWEEN FOREST-RELATED POLICIES IN THE EU: THE ROLE OF THE EU FOREST STRATEGY

Following the joint statement by the forest sector  “Call for an updated and stronger EU Forest Strategy" on the report from the European Commission on progress in the implementation of the Forest Strategy, stakeholders held a round table event in Brussels to further discuss the need for an improvement in policy coherence in the future. Since the EU Forest Strategy was adopted in 2013, the challenges for the European Forest Sector have been growing and the EU policy framework and the...

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