Ministerial Documents

9th FOREST EUROPE Ministerial Conference

Shaping our future with resilient forests

Bonn Ministerial Declaration:

“FOREST EUROPE – Keeping the concept of Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) fit for the future” (under discussion)

The Bonn Ministerial Declaration addresses the ongoing commitment to Sustainable Forest Management in Europe. The central role of FOREST EUROPE in defining and promoting this form of management, the relevance of its principles in a changing social and environmental context, and the need to cooperate and adapt to emerging issues form part of this document. The comprehensive documents will be available after the conference.

More information on the content of this declaration will follow here after the negotiations.

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Bonn Ministerial Decision:

“Sustainable Forests Management as a tool to enhance forest resilience” (under discussion)

The Bonn Ministerial Decision lays the foundation for the establishment of a coordinated pan-European Forest Risk Facility. This document and its Annex recognize the need to respond to the intensified trend of forest damages in Europe at the national and international levels and offer a platform for enhanced cross-border communication and collaboration. FOREST EUROPE’s work is supporting forest adaptation to changing climatic and site conditions as well as enhancing and maintaining the resilience and mitigation potential of forests and the forest sector at a pan-European level to future forest disturbances.

More information on the content of this decision will follow here after the negotiations.

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