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Workshops of invited experts in preparation of the Action Plan

5 and 16 September 2005, Brussels

In the context of preparation of the EU Forest Action Plan the Commission organised two workshops of invited experts.  The main objectives of these workshops were to discuss:

  • driving forces, opportunities and constraints, and the values of forests and forestry as perceived by society, with a view to developing a vision concerning the future of the EU forest sector
  • strategic objectives of the Action Plan
  • main gaps and obstacles in achieving the strategic objectives and goals
List of participants Report from the workshops

List of participants to the workshop of invited experts in preparation of the EU Forest Action Plan

Prof. Per Angelstam, Sweden
Faculty of Forest Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Dr. Yves Birot, France

Mr. Peter Herbst, Austria
Unit coordinator, 6.13.00 Forest Law and Environmental Legislation

Prof. Marco Marchetti, Italy
UniversitĂ  del Molise

Mr. Brett Orlando, Switzerland
Factor Consulting + Management Ltd.

Prof. Risto Päivinen, Finland
Director, European Forest Institute

Prof. Aristotelis Papageorgiou, Greece
Department of Forestry
Democritus University of Thrace

Prof. Dr. Ir. Yves Schenkel, Belgium
Gembloux University

Mr. Werner Schmidt
Senior Economist, Project Directorate, European Investment Bank

Dr. Bo Jellesmark Thorsen, Denmark
Head of Departments: Dept. of Economics, Policy and Management and Dept. of Forestry and Wood Products Danish Centre for Forest, Landscape and Planning
The Royal Veterinary and Agriculture University


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