Brussels hosts conference on forests 6-7 September

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logsThe European Bureau for Conservation & Development (EBCD) in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and others are holding a conference in the European Parliament to mark the International Year of Forests.

The conference, to be held between 6 and 7 September 2011 in the European Parliament seeks to:

  • exchange best practices and solutions for forest conservation and management
  • raise awareness on key obstacles related to deforestation such as illegal logging and respect of the populations’ rights; and
  • reaffirm the link between the fight against poverty and deforestation.

For more information and registration please go to: http://www.ebcd.org/UpcomingEventsA1.html