News from the internal elements of IFSA.

7 04, 2020

Face to face mentorship for IFSA delegates at the EFI Conference in Bonn

By |2020-04-07T13:00:26+02:00April 7th, 2020|Internal News|

From 26th-28th February 2020, researchers, policy makers and practitioners from different disciplines such as policy analysis, ecology, economics, forest (ecosystem) management and conservation converged in Bonn Germany for the “Governing and managing forests for multiple ecosystem services across the globe conference”. The conference was organized by the European Forest Institute [...]

1 04, 2020

Official of the month April 2020: Frederik Buchholz

By |2020-04-07T12:45:43+02:00April 1st, 2020|Official of the Month|

Frederik holds a position with a special obligation, unparalleled to any other position within IFSA. He liaises between IFSA and the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) but is also an official focal point of the United Nations Major Group Children and Youth (UN MGCY). This makes him a representative [...]

1 04, 2020

Would generations unborn benefit from forest biodiversity?

By |2020-04-01T11:31:31+02:00April 1st, 2020|Internal News|

The future of forest biodiversity is bright in the hands of young people around the world who are committed to solve one wicked problem - forest and biodiversity loss. I can still remember how excited I was the first time I saw a life Elephant in April 2019.  In the [...]

25 03, 2020

FiWH Cancellation – COVID-19 Outbreak

By |2020-03-25T18:34:47+01:00March 25th, 2020|Internal News|

Dear future participants, interested individuals and IFSA Family, We regret to announce that the International Conference ‘Forests in Women’s Hands’, supposed to happen from May 25th-27th in Traunkirchen, Austria, has been postponed due to the massive outbreak of COVID-19 all over Europe. This joint decision was made by the organizing [...]

22 03, 2020

IFSA at the 22nd Session of the African Forestry and Wildlife Commission

By |2020-03-22T19:38:25+01:00March 22nd, 2020|Event Reports|

Over a span of five days, 23 IFSA delegates participated at the 22nd Session of the African Forestry and Wildlife Commission (AFWC) under the theme “Forests and Wildlife: Africa’s diversity for shared prosperity and security, that was held in Skukuza, Republic of South Africa from 9th March to 13th March [...]

16 03, 2020

SERM 2020 Cancellation – COVID-19 Outbreak

By |2020-03-16T14:36:39+01:00March 16th, 2020|Internal News|

Dear all, We are deeply sorry to announce that SERM is cancelled due to reasons beyond our control. We are all aware of the current situation with the virus, and sadly none of us can make an impact on it. Our decision is supported by IFSA board, and we want to [...]

14 03, 2020

NERM 2020 Cancellation – COVID-19 Outbreak

By |2020-03-14T18:41:49+01:00March 14th, 2020|Internal News|

Dear IFSA Northern Europe and NERM 2020 Participants, our worst worries have come true: we are incredibly sorry and heartbroken to announce that NERM 2020, supposed to happen from April 13th-20th in Eberswalde (Germany), will be cancelled due to the massive outbreak of COVID-19 all over Europe. This joint [...]

14 03, 2020

CARM 2020 Cancellation – COVID-19 Outbreak

By |2020-03-14T18:36:05+01:00March 14th, 2020|Internal News|

Dear IFSA Northern America and CARM 2020 Participants, It is with heavy hearts that we must announce that CARM 2020 is cancelled.This decision was made over several days of careful consideration of the news, state and University actions, in consultation of our LC adviser, the IFSA Board, and the Dean [...]

14 03, 2020

APRM 2020 Cancellation – COVID-19 Outbreak

By |2020-03-14T17:58:00+01:00March 14th, 2020|Internal News|

Dear IFSA Asia-Pacific, It is with deep regret that we have to announce that the Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting 2020 (APRM 2020) in Taiwan has been cancelled. The Organizing Committee has come to this decision after consultation of the hosting university and the IFSA Board. Due to concerns over the rapid [...]

13 03, 2020

Statement on the impact of the COVID-19 Outbreak for IFSA proceedings

By |2020-03-13T09:50:58+01:00March 13th, 2020|Internal News|

Download Statement Dear IFSA Family, As most of you are aware, the outbreak of Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is causing serious discomfort in several regions of the world. This emergency is already having the expected impact on IFSA activities, considering our international nature and that most of our activities are [...]

3 03, 2020

Official of the month March 2020: Johannes Herzog

By |2020-03-12T09:19:37+01:00March 3rd, 2020|Official of the Month|

Johannes is currently the Head of Carbon Sustainability Sub-commission from the Capacity Development Commission. He has been working tiredlessly to bring sustainability to the functioning of IFSA. Furthermore, he is always high on motivation, creating a friendly and positive environment in the commission. The board wants to acknowledge his contributions [...]

27 02, 2020

Official of the month January 2020: Alina Lehikoinen

By |2020-02-27T13:03:33+01:00February 27th, 2020|Official of the Month|

The IFSA board is proud to announce the official of the month for January 2020: Alina Lehikoinen. Organizing a Conference of Parties with a change of location is certainly not easy, but nothing that catches Alina off-guard. Serving her first term as an official, Alina joined us in Estonia as [...]

3 02, 2020

Youth Dialogue on the European Green Deal

By |2020-02-05T15:39:16+01:00February 3rd, 2020|Event Reports, Internal News|

The Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) invited the International Forestry Students Association (IFSA) to Brussels where a 2 day Youth Dialogue themed “Exchange between the European Commission and Young Europeans about the European Green Deal” was held to promote dialogue and sharing of insights on the measures envisaged by [...]

1 02, 2020

IFSA Germany Meeting 2020

By |2020-02-01T08:06:38+01:00February 1st, 2020|Internal News, LC News|

Sharing experiences, discovering animal tracks and learning about mountain forestry in the alpine region By the end of January, IFSA LCs from all over Germany gathered in south Germany for this year’s Germany Meeting. The Chiemgau alpine region provided the perfect setting to bring together 20 student representatives from different [...]

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