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Get involved in the PEFC Standards Revision process: Join the PEFC SFM Expert Forum

May 30 2016

Do you have experience in sustainable forest management? Are you ready and eager to get involved in our standards revision process? Then sign up to join our Expert Forum for Sustainable Forest Management.

The SFM Expert Forum is the chance for you to comment on and discuss the specific issues around the PEFC SFM Standard (PEFC ST 1003:2010) and its revision.

It will feature a moderated discussion forum to gather first-hand information, as well as advice on specific topics, such non-wood forest products. The Forum will also provide an open forum to enable participants to discuss any issues that they are interested in.

The Expert Forum will accompany the work of the Working Group and run until the approval of the final standard, anticipated for November 2017.

1st Expert Forum webinar

Everyone registered for the Expert Forum can take part in our upcoming webinar.

The webinar will be split into two parts. The first will cover the organizational aspects of the Forum, including its objectives, the opportunities for engaging with PEFC and the technical functions. The second part will focus on the recent discussions from the first Sustainable Forest Management Working Group meeting.

We are offering two webinar sessions, each lasting 45 minutes:

  • 14 June - 4pm CEST
  • 15 June - 9am CEST

Register now!

To join the SFM Expert Forum, you must have:

  • Knowledge and experience in Sustainable Forest Management; and a
  • Willingness for active participation in the forum.

Please register through our online form. The registration process is ongoing, with no specific deadline date. You will be informed about membership shortly after registration.

If you registered before 13 June you will also be able to attend the webinar.

Get involved


If you have any question about the revision process, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our contact point:

Christian Kämmer
Technical Officer, PEFC International


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There are several ways to get involved in the Standards Revision process:

Working Groups
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Public Consultations
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