About Ezhilan Nambi

Head of Publications Commission
20 01, 2020

Global Peatlands Initiative – Internship Opportunity

By |2020-01-26T19:14:47+01:00January 20th, 2020|Opportunities|

Dear IFSA world, The UNEP team coordinating the Global Peatlands Initiative has just released two internship positions for a duration of 3 to 6 months here. These positions are unpaid, but offer incredible work experience. Please share the opportunity widely and encourage qualified and passionate candidates to apply! Note that [...]

10 01, 2020

Social Forestry Education in ASEAN (LC-IPB)

By |2020-01-10T10:33:57+01:00January 10th, 2020|Internal News, LC News|

Dear IFSA friends, I’m Shofi Fauziyyah, a master's student and a member of IFSA LC-IPB Indonesia. On 11th to 13th November 2019, I had the opportunity to join the Regional Workshop on Social Forestry Education in ASEAN by The Centre for People and Forests (RECOFTC) in Bangkok, Thailand. RECOFTC has [...]

10 01, 2020

Upcoming: At its 2020 General Assembly, the IFSA Supporter and Alumni Network will elect a new Board

By |2020-01-10T13:37:28+01:00January 10th, 2020|Internal News|

Dear IFSA world and Alumni, the SAN is the supportive association of IFSA. Therefore, the SAN has two functions – to manage IFSA’s Supporting members (the S) and to coordinate its Alumni (the A). This year, at its 2020 General Assembly, the members of the SAN will have the chance [...]

10 01, 2020

Three pathways to strengthening safeguards for traditional knowledge

By |2020-01-27T10:51:59+01:00January 10th, 2020|Other posts|

Promoting Indigenous Peoples and local communities’ (IPLC) ownership over traditional knowledge is essential to upholding rights and building resilience in the face of increasingly complex and intense environmental problems. But exploitative appropriation of traditional knowledge remains pervasive, in part due to the lack of comprehensive, multi-level, participatory governance frameworks. But pathways [...]

10 01, 2020

Participation to the GYBN consultative youth leadership meeting for post-2020 as an IFSA Representative

By |2020-01-10T03:56:20+01:00January 10th, 2020|Event Reports, Internal News|

On the first week of November, the Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) consultative youth leadership meeting for the post-2020 took place in Paris. There were representatives from different youth organizations and movements. The aim was to build a global youth alliance and discuss how we can all work together in [...]

10 01, 2020

IUFRO-EFI Young scientists Initiative

By |2020-01-10T03:27:19+01:00January 10th, 2020|Event Annoucements, Opportunities|

The latest IUFRO-EFI collaboration, the Young Scientists Initiative (YSI), is a great opportunity for IFSA students. The program provides an opportunity for PhD students and researchers from Africa, Asia and Latin America, through short scientist visits, to establish international relations with leading universities and scientists in forest science in Europe. [...]

6 01, 2020

IFSA delegation to COP25

By |2020-03-20T12:09:44+01:00January 6th, 2020|Event Reports, Internal News|

Hello dear IFSA family! I am Sarah Wertz from the IFSA Gembloux-Belgium LC. I got the opportunity to be part of the IFSA delegation for the second week of the 25th Conference Of the Parties in Madrid. During that week there were plenty of conferences and side events to attend. [...]

5 01, 2020

APRM 2020 Registrations Open

By |2020-01-05T06:48:45+01:00January 5th, 2020|Open Call for Events, Opportunities|

The 7th Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting is going to be held from May 29th to June 5th, 2020 in Taichung, Taiwan. Under the topic of “Not just forests, not only woods”, we hope to gather people’s knowledge and experiences of multiple values of forestry, and inspire possible strategies to raise the [...]

21 12, 2019

[OPEN CALL] Language commissioner

By |2019-12-21T08:00:05+01:00December 21st, 2019|Open Call for Officials, Opportunities, Other posts|

Dear IFSA Family The Language Sub-Commission is excited to announce that we are looking for new commissioners!   What is the Language Sub-Commission? As the largest global students’ association for forestry and environmental studies, diversity is one of our main strengths when it comes to providing a platform to discuss [...]

20 12, 2019

[OPEN CALL] Commissioner of the Carbon & Sustainability Sub-Commission

By |2019-12-20T13:17:00+01:00December 20th, 2019|Open Call for Officials, Opportunities|

Dear IFSA World! Would you like to become more involved with what happens in IFSA? A new opportunity is here - you can now apply to become an IFSA Commissioner We are in search of an enthusiastic and self-motivated commissioner who will serve IFSA in the capacity of Carbon & [...]

18 12, 2019

Dare to Explore! Traineeship experience report – Rodrigo

By |2020-01-27T10:50:18+01:00December 18th, 2019|My IFSA Experience, Report on Internships|

Caros amigos do IFSA, I am Rodrigo, a Brazilian student doing the master’s program in European Forestry at the University of Eastern Finland (Finland) and Transilvania University of Brasov (Romania). At the end of October, I completed my Dare to Explore! Traineeship (DTE) at the International Union of Forest Research [...]

9 12, 2019

APEF Portugal

By |2020-01-12T08:53:35+01:00December 9th, 2019|Internal News, LC News|

Activities this Autumn: Barbecues: We had our traditional barbecues near the forestry building to improve the IFSA spirit between forestry students and professors, teachers. Seminars: This Autumn we had three seminars which were - falconry hunting in Portugal on the 18th of November, and the other two were about the [...]

9 12, 2019

LC Thessaloniki (Greece)

By |2020-01-05T15:59:17+01:00December 9th, 2019|Internal News, LC News|

Hello IFSA family, Greetings from LC Thessaloniki, Greece! Although winter is almost here for most European countries, we still have some summer to share…and also some news! 😊 First things first, we’re in the process of changing our LC’s logo! Our friend from LC Brașov, @Alex Stainbok, created some beautiful [...]

9 12, 2019

LC BOKU (Austria)

By |2020-01-05T15:59:17+01:00December 9th, 2019|Internal News, LC News|

SoINNOVember with IFSA BOKU SoINNOVember was closely linked to Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (= SIMRA) with a special focus on forest-based ventures. In this European project we found not only an inspiring research concept, but also great examples for Social Innovation all over Europe including the promotion and [...]

9 12, 2019

LC Bern (Switzerland)

By |2020-01-05T15:59:18+01:00December 9th, 2019|Internal News, LC News|

This past year was pretty intense with the “Forstverein” (meaning Forest Association) in Bern. To start on a local note, the association set up a bar and members are now working to quench the thirst of other students at every party held at the university to introduce the association to [...]