News from the internal elements of IFSA.

11 08, 2020

Official of the month August 2020 – Mirjana Volarev

By |2020-08-11T14:03:17+02:00August 11th, 2020|Official of the Month|

Your Content Goes HereMirjana Volarev from Serbia is the current Head of Forest Education Sub-Commission under the Capacity Development Commission. During her serving time, she has done remarkable work in organising series of webinars on connecting students to the opportunity available for higher education in forestry. Her work has [...]

10 07, 2020

Official of the month July 2020: Yuyo Yeh

By |2020-07-10T09:58:38+02:00July 10th, 2020|Official of the Month|

We are glad to announce that the July Official of the Month will be awarded to Yuyo Yeh. She is currently the Head of Language Sub-Commission under our Capacity Development Commission. The contributions that she has made have helped progress the commission and motivate others who working alongside her. Notably, [...]

15 06, 2020

News from RECOTFC: Annual Report 2017-2019

By |2020-06-15T21:36:49+02:00June 15th, 2020|Internal News|

Good news from RECOFTC RECOFTC is creating a future where those who rely on forests live equitably and take good care of the environment. Even in challenging times of COVID-19, RECOFTC strives and targets its goals that were established in 2018. In the new annual report, you can follow the [...]

10 06, 2020

Official of the Month June 2020 Volodymyr

By |2020-06-10T09:15:19+02:00June 10th, 2020|Official of the Month|

Volodymyr is our Liaison Officer for IUFRO and is responsible for liaising with one of IFSA’s longest established partnership with the aim to enrich students’ forest education. As one of our youngest officials, he bravely took up the responsibilities of organising IFSA-led sessions at the IUFRO World Congress and the [...]

9 05, 2020

Online International Night: Call for content

By |2020-05-12T11:13:31+02:00May 9th, 2020|Internal News|

Dear IFSA Family, we need your help for the Online International Night. Due to COVID 19 we won't be able to do any real International Nights, but we have the alternative. Each Online Regional Meeting has it own day for the international night! Have you been to an IFSA [...]

5 05, 2020

Official of the month May 2020 : Elif Duman

By |2020-05-05T19:41:02+02:00May 5th, 2020|Internal News, Official of the Month|

Elif has proven to be of great value in IFSA. For instance, during the INTERIM and the Regional Representatives meeting, she provided great input for the developing projects and engaged positively by playing a key role as a motivator amongst the participants. Also, she has worked tirelessly in bridging the [...]

5 05, 2020

IFSS 2020 Quebec-Canada Cancellation – COVID-19 

By |2020-05-05T11:43:03+02:00May 5th, 2020|Internal News|

Dear future participants, interested individuals and IFSA Family, Due to circumstances related to COVID-19, we are officially announcing that IFSS Quebec-Canada 2020 will not happen this summer. We must respect the measures taken by the country to protect our IFSA family and to make sure that everyone is safe. We [...]

10 04, 2020

New Partners sections on IFSA website

By |2020-04-10T17:33:04+02:00April 10th, 2020|Internal News|

Dear IFSA World, the IFSA Web Sub-commission and the External department is happy to announce a brand new partners section on the IFSA website. The new layout at gives you a perfect, easy, and interactive overview of all partners and the processes we are involved in, as well as [...]

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 [...]

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