Ukraine accedes to Convention on European Forest Institute

Ukraine accedes to Convention on European Forest Institute

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the presidential bill “On Ukraine's Accession to the Convention on the European Forest Institute” (EFI Convention).

According to an Ukrinform correspondent, 278 MPs voted for relevant ratification resolution No.0094 at an extraordinary meeting of the parliament on October 21.

The purpose of the document is to promote the mobilization of research potential and the effective grouping of resources of many European countries (including Ukraine) in the field of forest research and advanced methods and technologies of forest management.

"Ukraine's acceding to the Convention on the European Forest Institute will be useful for our country, given the opportunity to influence the policy and work of the organization," an explanatory note to the document says.

It is noted that acceding to the Convention does not entail any budgetary costs.

"Membership in the organization is free of charge. Voluntary contributions are provided by member countries only when they consider it necessary," Article 10 of the EFI Convention says.

The European Forest Institute is an international organization, established by European States for scientific and applied research in the field of forest use and forest management. According to the EFI Convention, individual countries can be members of the organization. Scientific institutions of a state can acquire the status of associate (European organizations) or affiliated (organizations outside Europe) member organizations.

Almost 30 European countries have already acceded to the Convention, and 115 organizations from 36 countries have the status of associate or affiliated members. Among them, two scientific institutions are from Ukraine.


Sign up for our free newsletter

Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2023 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: