FOREST EUROPE/EFI/METLA
“The future of SFM in the
Side Event:
Pan-European region”
“20 years of SFM in the panEuropean reg...
FOREST EUROPE

New challenges

• European forests still face several threats:

• Effects of climate change (climate variab...
FOREST EUROPE

SFM

• In the last 20 years SFM has proven to be successful in
addressing the challenges through the promot...
FOREST EUROPE

Oslo Ministerial
Conference

Following Oslo Conference:
• Oslo Decision European Forests 2020
• Oslo Minist...
FOREST EUROPE

Oslo Ministerial
Decision: European
Forests 2020
Vision
Mission
Goals
Targets
Actions
FOREST EUROPE

Our Vision

To shape a future where all European forests are vital,
productive and multifunctional.
Where f...
FOREST EUROPE

Our Mission

To advance this vision and comply with the goals and European
2020 targets, ministers decided ...
FOREST EUROPE

Goals

1. Sustainable management of all European forests ensures multiple
forest functions and enhances las...
FOREST EUROPE
5.

Goals

The loss of forest biodiversity in Europe is halted

6. The role of forests in combating the prog...
FOREST EUROPE
1.

European 2020 Targets

All countries develop and implement National Forest Programmes

2. Research, educ...
FOREST EUROPE

European 2020 Targets

6. The rate of loss of forest biodiversity at habitat level is at least
halved. Frag...
FOREST EUROPE

In the years to come…

Under the strong conviction that further international actions are
required in order...
FOREST EUROPE

Tasks

To fulfil the mission, FOREST EUROPE will continue to :
a) Develop and update policies and tools for...
Thank you for
Shaping a Future where Forests
Contribute to a Sustainable World
your attention
FOREST Forests
Shaping a Fut...
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  1. 1. FOREST EUROPE/EFI/METLA “The future of SFM in the Side Event: Pan-European region” “20 years of SFM in the panEuropean region” Shaping a Future where Forests Contribute to a Sustainable World Edurne Lacalle FOREST EUROPE EFW Side event 12 December 2013
  2. 2. FOREST EUROPE New challenges • European forests still face several threats: • Effects of climate change (climate variability) • Increasing pressure on resources • Competition among uses such as wood energy, timber production, biodiversity and carbon storage
  3. 3. FOREST EUROPE SFM • In the last 20 years SFM has proven to be successful in addressing the challenges through the promotion of a balanced approach to forest uses that is capable of supporting environmental, economic and social functions • The current challenges makes SFM even a more crucial tool to maintain healthy , diverse and productive forests.
  4. 4. FOREST EUROPE Oslo Ministerial Conference Following Oslo Conference: • Oslo Decision European Forests 2020 • Oslo Ministerial Mandate for Negotiating a Legally Binding Agreement on Forests in Europe
  5. 5. FOREST EUROPE Oslo Ministerial Decision: European Forests 2020 Vision Mission Goals Targets Actions
  6. 6. FOREST EUROPE Our Vision To shape a future where all European forests are vital, productive and multifunctional. Where forests contribute effectively to sustainable development, through ensuring human well-being a healthy environment and economic development in Europe and across the globe. Where the forests’ unique potential to support a green economy, livehoods, climate change mitigation, biodiversity conservation, enhancing water quality and combating desertification is realized to the benefit of society.
  7. 7. FOREST EUROPE Our Mission To advance this vision and comply with the goals and European 2020 targets, ministers decided that “FOREST EUROPE mission is to enhance the cooperation on forest policies in Europe under the leadership of ministers, and to secure and promote Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) with the aim of maintaining the multiple functions of forests crucial to society”.
  8. 8. FOREST EUROPE Goals 1. Sustainable management of all European forests ensures multiple forest functions and enhances lasting provision of goods and services 2. European forests contribute to a green economy, including through (…) ecosystem services from sustainable sources 3. Forest management in Europe is being adapted to changes in climate, forests are healthy and resilient, and the productive and protective functions of forests are maintained 4. The potential of European forests to mitigate climate change is utilized to minimize Europe’s ecological footprint
  9. 9. FOREST EUROPE 5. Goals The loss of forest biodiversity in Europe is halted 6. The role of forests in combating the progress of desertification is reinforced 7. Socioeconomic and cultural benefits, especially for livelihoods, rural development and employment from European forests are optimized 8. Illegal logging and associated trade in wood and other forest products are eliminated in Europe;
  10. 10. FOREST EUROPE 1. European 2020 Targets All countries develop and implement National Forest Programmes 2. Research, education, innovation, information sharing and communication 3. Substantially increased supply of wood and other forest products from sustainably managed forests 4. The full value of forest ecosystem services across Europe is being estimated and reflected in national policies (PES) 5. All European countries include strategies for forests and climate change adaptation and mitigation
  11. 11. FOREST EUROPE European 2020 Targets 6. The rate of loss of forest biodiversity at habitat level is at least halved. Fragmentation and degradation are treated 7. The role of forests in combating desertification is fully recognised 8. All European countries ensure a significant increase in socioeconomic and cultural benefits 9. Effective measures are taken to eliminate illegal logging and associated trade
  12. 12. FOREST EUROPE In the years to come… Under the strong conviction that further international actions are required in order to reinforce and strengthen the implementation of sustainable forest management with the objective of guaranteeing a balanced and stable continuity of all economic, environmental, cultural and social forest functions in Europe, FOREST EUROPE will continue working on achieving the 2020 Goals and Targets
  13. 13. FOREST EUROPE Tasks To fulfil the mission, FOREST EUROPE will continue to : a) Develop and update policies and tools for SFM, facilitating policy dialogue, active stakeholders’ participation and cross-sectoral cooperation and coordination; b) Monitor, assess and facilitate implementation of commitments on forests and sustainable forest management; c) Promote education, research and the use of scientific knowledge and facilitate sharing of experiences; d) Raise awareness and understanding of contributions by FOREST EUROPE to sustainable forest management
  14. 14. Thank you for Shaping a Future where Forests Contribute to a Sustainable World your attention FOREST Forests Shaping a Future where Contribute to a Sustainable EUROPE World

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