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FOREST EUROPE Workshop on Green Economy and Social Aspects of SFM

Santander, Spain, 29-30 April 2014
The event was held in Santander, north Spain, and hosted at the Palace of La Magdalena, the most emblematic building of the city. It took place on the 29th and 30th of April 2014.


The main objective of this workshop, as stated in the FOREST EUROPE Programme of Work, was “to identifying effective measures to foster and strengthen green jobs and propose pan-European approaches to raise awareness and to serve decision making on the contributions of multiple forest functions to the world economy, building upon the outcomes of Rio+20 and the Sustainable Development Goals”.


The workshop also dealt with the social dimension of SFM, addressing aspects related to the new social demands on forests.


Related Documents:




1. The Rovaniemi Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy Arnaud Brizay (UNECE/FAO)

2. The Forest Kingdom, a vision for jobs and growth - Karin Östberg, Swedish Forest Agency

3. PASSFOR: Plan for an activation of the Spanish Forest Sector - Francisco Javier Adell - Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Spain)

4. Castilla y Leon's Programme of Micology Alvaro Picardo, Regional Government of  Castilla y León


More Information:
This activity is part of the FOREST EUROPE Work Programme.