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25 April 2022

PEFC at the World Forestry Congress


It has been a long wait, but one of the world’s biggest forestry events is just around the corner, the XV World Forestry Congress, and PEFC will be in Seoul in full force.

22 April 2022

Celebrating our forests on Earth Day


On this 22 April, we are celebrating International Mother Earth Day, and launching our 2022 PEFC Photo Contest!

14 April 2022

PEFC suspends PEFC Belarus

PEFC system news

The National Forest Certification System of Belarus has been suspended by the PEFC International Board, following a request by PEFC Belarus.

5 April 2022

We depend on forests for our survival – from the air we breathe to the wood we use

Forests in photos

This month's photo in the spotlight is ‘Beautiful Sunrise at Semenyih Dam’, taken by Tan Ee Long. The photo was one of the winners of Malaysia's 2021 photo contest, and one of the top 12 photos in our international photo contest.

4 April 2022

Join the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue to discover how you can mitigate climate change by winning with wood

PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue

Forests and wood-based products have a central role to play in climate change mitigation. Join the 2022 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue to learn from business leaders how you can benefit from wood.

Conflict Timber

See PEFC's guidance following the announcement that all timber originating from Russia and Belarus is ‘conflict timber’.


See PEFC's latest COVID-19 guidance for certification bodies and certified entities.

PEFC Annual Review

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