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International Forestry Students Association delegation to the APCW 2019

International Forestry Students Association delegation to the APCW 2019 As we continue to grow our network and enhance our impact as youth in the academia holding a vision of “a world that appreciates forests’’, we are pleased to share with you the successful presence of our delegation at the Asia-Pacific [...]

By |2019-09-10T18:44:52+02:00September 10th, 2019|Other posts|0 Comments

IFSA representatives invited to the first UN Youth Climate Summit

[Freiburg, Germany, August 29th, 2019] – Several representatives of the International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA) were invited by the United Nations to join the first ever UN Youth Climate Action Summit in New York City on Saturday, September 21st. As a matter of fact, 6 outstanding IFSA members were chosen [...]

By |2019-11-11T17:46:09+01:00September 1st, 2019|Other posts|0 Comments

Workshop held by the Global Peatlands Initiative with the UN environment, July 2019.

Peatlands are one of the most valuable wetland ecosystems on Earth, critical from the point of view of climate change. They provide a wide range of ecosystem services ranging from  safe drinking water, protection from flood risks and global biodiversity conservation. Covering nearly 3% of the global land surface and [...]

By |2019-11-11T17:10:33+01:00July 24th, 2019|Other posts|0 Comments

My experience at the 14th session of United Nations forum on Forest (UNFF14)

On the 8th of April 2019, I appeared at US consulate General in Chengdu China for visa interview with much pressure as it was quite challenging to get an US visa. However, I crossed the milestone with good news and was on my way already. I was super excited to [...]

By |2019-11-11T17:10:34+01:00July 14th, 2019|Other posts|0 Comments

My Experiences at IPBES 7

The seventh session of the Intergovernmental Science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem services (IPBES 7); was the first Science-policy interface conference I ever attended!  I was one of International Forestry Student Association delegation. It is my most memorable experience! IPBES  aims to assess the state of biodiversity and of the [...]

By |2019-11-11T17:10:34+01:00July 7th, 2019|Other posts|0 Comments

IPBES7 Reflections

Being an observer at the Intergovernmental Plenary session on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES7) was an awesome experience. It was a great privilege to learn and meet a network of equally passionate scholars, researchers and environmental enthusiasts. In addition, this experience was the closest I have been to a science [...]

By |2019-11-11T17:10:35+01:00July 7th, 2019|Other posts|0 Comments

URGENT CALL – UNEP Workshop

Are you interested in peatlands? You are based in the Asia-Pacific Region? You would like to work with expert scientists on an interesting and important issue? Then take the chance and apply for one of the 2 spots available! This interdisciplinary workshop is held by the Global Peatland Initiative within [...]

By |2019-11-11T17:46:12+01:00June 25th, 2019|Other posts|0 Comments

IFSA delegation at XXV IUFRO World Congress – applications now open!

The 25th IUFRO World Congress will be held in Curitiba, Brazil from September 29 to October 5, 2019, with the theme of ‘Forest Research and Cooperation for Sustainable Development’. This event is the largest international forest science congress, and will bring together thousands of scientists working across a diversity of [...]

By |2019-11-11T17:46:12+01:00June 23rd, 2019|Other posts|3 Comments

IUFRO World Congress 2019

The IUFRO World Congress is a pinnacle forestry event in 2019 and gathers together hundreds of scientists, policy makers and civil society organizations to discuss major topics on the international forestry agenda. The congress also attracts a large following of young scientists, professionals and forestry students who represent new and [...]

By |2019-11-11T17:46:12+01:00June 8th, 2019|Other posts|3 Comments