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PEFC Forest Certification Week 2017

01 PEFC Week 2017 logo horizontal RGBHeld between the 13-17 November 2017, PEFC Forest Certification Week includes the PEFC General Assembly, meetings and workshops dedicated to our members and invited guests, and comes to a close with the two day PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue, open to everybody.

PEFC Week at a glance

Monday and Tuesday: meetings and workshops for our PEFC members

As a global organization with members in almost 50 countries around the world, we are rarely all in the same place at once. PEFC Week therefore gives us the perfect occasion to update our members, provide training and cover some of the critical issues we face.

Wednesday: the 22nd PEFC General Assembly

The General Assembly is made up of all the members of PEFC and is our highest authority and decision-making body. This means it is the members who vote on the key decisions, such as endorsements, international standards, new members, statutes and budget.

Once a year the General Assembly meets in person, with the 22nd GA meeting taking place in Helsinki.

While the PEFC General Assembly is only open to PEFC members and invited guests, everybody can join us afterwards at our Cocktail Reception, fom 18:30 to 20:30 in the Scandic Park Helsinki hotel.

Thursday and Friday: the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue

PEFC Week has grown to feature one of the most important annual public dialogues on the future of forest certification and sustainable forest management: the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue.

This year we are Making Certification SMART as we explore and discover new and emerging technologies which show promise for supporting forest certification.

The two-day event will combine one day in conference setting with a one day field trip to enable optimal exchange, demonstration and in-depth discussion on the topic.

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13 - 17 November 2017


Scandic Park Hotel, Helsinki, Finland

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PEFC Certified

Forests area: 304 million ha
Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): > 19,800

(as of September 2017)
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