Position papers

Joint statement: Multifunctional European forests are crucial to reach the objectives of a European Green Deal

11/10/2019
Given that the roles of forests and forestry extend well beyond carbon neutrality, we strongly believe that our sector should be centrally positioned in the upcoming discussions on how to defossilize the European Union while, at the same time, ensuring the sustainable development of European society and the green growth of the European economy.

EU Institutions urged to make R&I a priority within the next Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

16/09/2019
Together with 92 other European associations representing key European research & innovation stakeholders, EUSTAFOR has signed a Joint statement urging the EU Institutions to make research, development and innovation a priority within the next Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

European forest sector’s views on the EU TEG report on sustainable finance (taxonomy)

06/09/2019
TEG report’s draft technical screening criteria for forestry creates legal uncertainty and ignores the long-term characteristics of forests

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

19/02/2019
Joint Statement: The Role of Forest Management in the Upcoming Taxonomy Regulation for Sustainable Investments

Call for an updated and stronger EU Forest Strategy

11/01/2019
Joint statement on the report from the European Commission on progress in the implementation of the Forest Strategy

Forests and the forest sector should play an active role in climate change mitigation and adaptation

03/12/2018
Joint statement of Brussels-based forest sector stakeholders ahead of COP24 in Katowice

Joint Statement prior to the publication of the mid-term review of the EU Forest Strategy

17/10/2018
Joint Statement by CEETAR, CEI-Bois, CEJA, CEPF, CEPI, Copa-Cogeca, ELO, EUSTAFOR, FECOF, UEF and USSE

Joint Statement on a Legally Binding Agreement on Forests in Europe

19/09/2018
CEPF, COPA-COGECA, EUSTAFOR Joint Statement on the occasion of the FOREST EUROPE Roundtable Meeting, 19-20 September 2018 in Bratislava, Slovak Rep.

A bottom-up approach to the use of forest biomass

17/09/2018
Joint statement on the EU Non-Binding Guidance on the Cascading Use of Biomass by Bioenergy Europe, CEPF, COPA & COGECA, EOS, EUSTAFOR, UEF, and USSE.

Joint Statement on a Legally Binding Agreement on Forests in Europe

11/04/2018
EUSTAFOR, CEPF, COPA-COGECA Joint Statement on the occasion of the Informal Meeting of EU Forest General Directors in Sofia, Republic of Bulgaria

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