Meeting of Forest administration representatives from Balkan countries, 18-20 February 2015, Sofia, Bulgaria


The Balkan Forest Agency and the SWG are organizing a working meeting for the establishment of the Balkan Forest Forum, which is to be held in the period 18th – 19th February 2015 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The working meeting aside from the discussions on the establishment of the Balkan Forest Forum, will draft and sing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of forestry among forest administrations of the Balkan countries for the establishment of the Forum “Balkan Forests”.

The working group sessions will serve the purpose to discuss the implementation of regional joint activities related to the efficient use of natural resources and sustainable management of forests and forest ecosystems.

The meeting will be also a great opportunity for the representatives from the forestry sector of the SWG regional expert advisory working group to meet and discuss future steps for cooperation.