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“During our Integrate-Chairmanship, we reflected upon our own integrative forest management approach”
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“During our Integrate-Chairmanship, we reflected upon our own integrative forest management approach”

From October 2020 to October 2021, Switzerland was Chair of the European Integrate Network, with Christoph Dürr representing Switzerland in his role as a Chairmen. With his broad experience in international negotiations, his constant inputs and his dedication to the Networks’ objectives, Christoph significantly contributed to keeping the Network members engaged during this difficult year....

Integrate Network Meeting in Switzerland
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Integrate Network Meeting in Switzerland

This invitation-only event brought together Integrate Network members from all over Europe to discuss biodiversity conservation, climate change adaptation and sustainable forest use in Europe. With a particular focus on Switzerland, we learned about local approaches of integration of biodiversity into forest management during the excursion to Boudry forest. Finally, we discussed the future funding...

Constructive and critical dialogue on the new EU Forest Strategy
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Constructive and critical dialogue on the new EU Forest Strategy

The new EU Forest Strategy has hit the forest headlines over the summer and, in a timely online debate, policymakers from the EU Commission met with experts representing forest owners and managers, civil society and national policymakers to discuss what the strategy means for those it affects. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature...

Summary of Webinar “Policy challenges of integrating biodiversity conservation in forest management”
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Summary of Webinar “Policy challenges of integrating biodiversity conservation in forest management”

On March 30, the European Network Integrate hosted the webinar “Policy challenges of integrating biodiversity conservation in forest management – the way forward”, gathering over 100 attendees. The webinar brought together forest policy experts from the French, German, Italian and Swiss governments to compare country perspectives and lessons learned on how to advance forest biodiversity conservation...