Participation of Stavros Dimas in the "Chainsaw Fanfare" in front of the Berlaymont
Stavros Dimas, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, met the demonstrators of the "Chainsaw Fanfare" in front of the Berlaymont. The demonstration, organised by Friends of the Earth Europe, aimed to highlight the problem of the destruction of natural woodlands. Friends of the Earth Europe called on the European Commission to adopt environmental legislation to prevent illegal timber from being sold on the European market. They presented Stavros Dimas the report "Building on forest destruction: Timber use in EU financed building projects'".