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ThinkForest - A European high-level forum on the future of forests

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TitleThinkForest - A European high-level forum on the future of forests
CreatorEuropean Forest Institute (EFI)
DescriptionThinkForest is a high-level forum that works to identify information needs related to forest policy questions and build a common understanding of the problems facing forests and forestry in Europe. ThinkForest will provide an active and efficient science-policy interface and foster an inspiring and dynamic science-policy dialogue on strategic forest-related issues. The forum will: (1) Establish mechanisms for regular and interactive communication and information sharing between the scientific community and relevant members of the European Parliament, lead experts of the European Commission of the EU Member States and other European States, and key stakeholder group leaders; (2) Identify information needs related to forest policy questions and build a common understanding of the problems at hand; (3) Help policy makers navigate through the wealth of information on offer and provide them with the best available expertise and the latest research-based information from EFI’s networks, to enable informed decision making; and (4) Support discussions on existing policy processes as well as on new policy instruments for application in Europe.
URLhttp://www.thinkforest.efi.int/
LanguageEnglish
CountryEUROPE, EUROPEAN UNION
Keywordsforest policy; sustainable forest management; science-policy interface; forest sector
TypeEC-EU resources, International organizations
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: October 15 2012 | Last updated: November 25 2015