EU Forest-Based Industries for a sustainable future

Location: Renaissance Hotel, Brussels or via Live streaming

The event is co-organised by the Wood Be Better network and the Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi).

The event on 30 September consists of two seminars:

Part 1 (hosted by Wood Be Better) – 09.00-10.30 CET

EU Forest Strategy post 2020 – what should it achieve, why and how?

  • What is the vision and overall objectives for the revised Forest Strategy?
  • What role should the Forest Strategy play in EU policy development going forward?
  • How will the Forest and Biodiversity Strategies relate to each other?
  • How can the total impact of the two strategies be correctly interpreted?

Part 2 (hosted by Cepi) – 11.00-13.00 CET

EU Forest-based Industries’ contribution to the 2050 climate neutrality objective

  • Climate effects of the forest-based sector in the European Union
  • The role of forests for carbon-neutrality: is the EU climate policy framework going in the right direction?
  • The space for forest-based products in the future EU Product Policy: beyond the Re-use or Recycle dilemma.

More information about the event and registration is available here.