On the 9th of November at 15:00 CEST, FOREST EUROPE is hosting its second HLPD – High-level Policy Dialogue. In the first part of the event, German Federal Minister Cem Özdemir, the current chair of the FOREST EUROPE process, along with María Jesús Rodríguez de Sancho (Director General of Spain), Michael Reinhard (Head of the Forest Division in Switzerland), Stefanie Schmidt (policy officer at the Directorate General for Environment of the European Commission), and Rupert Seidl (Technical University of Munich, Germany) will engage in a vital discussion on the importance of Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) and resilience to tackle climate and biodiversity crisis in the pan-European regions, moderated by Jo O’Hara (professional forester).
The second panel will explore the views of experts from research, practice, and policy about the key aspects of SFM, holding the potential to enhance future resilience, and how they contribute to this goal.
Alessandra Stefani (Director General of Italy), Þröstur Eysteinsson (EUFORGEN representative), and Juha S. Niemelä (EUSTAFOR representative) will join Boris Erg (IUCN European office representative), Michel Leytem (president of the European Integrate Network) and Marcus Lindner (EFI senior researcher) on stage. Together, they will create the high-profile panel for our second segment. Don’t miss the opportunity to follow the discussion live, pose your questions, and, most importantly, actively engage in this crucial conversation. For further details, please visit the event website and stay connected with FOREST EUROPE on their social media.