For almost 3 years now, NGEurope has developed a set of resources very useful to people leading NGOs or wanting to create their own civic movement. The project is coming to an end and on the 29th of May they will present the results and outcomes of the project, the lessons learned and the outputs available. They will also showcase successful Portuguese NGOs that do very important work in their communities both from the environmental and social points of view.
The MMFN Secretariat endorses the Forest-Ed (Forest Education) proposal, that aims to promote knowledge and thus encourage recognition by the general public of the multiple functions of Mediterranean forest areas.
MMFN Secretariat expresses its support to the candidature “EcoLawScience”: a project proposal that aims to increase people’s ecological awareness and to empower citizens in their environmental and climate rights through hands-on Citizen Science (CS) in Law and Ecology (following the Aarhus Convention and the Escasú Convention).
MEDfOR Project borned in 2012, already supported by the MMFN in the last call, is a two-year world-class International Master Programme on the field of Forestry and sustainability. This international Master degree bring together the best expertise, human resources and facilities to educate the next generation of leaders in forestry, natural resources, environmental challenges and public and private land management throughout the Mediterranean region.
The MMFN Secretariat supports ONEForest: a Research Innovation Action project proposal, submitted by the University of Rosenheim on the H2020 Call for proposals, dedicated to Sustainable wood value chains (LC-RUR-11-2019-2020). We are happy to announce that the proposal has successfully passed the first evaluation stage and so, the partners have been invited to draft and submit a full project Application.
Da dieci anni la Regione Castilla y Leon (Spagna), avvalendosi anche del contributo della Fondazione CESEFOR, si è occupata della gestione della segreteria del MMFN. Nel 2020 c’è stato un passaggio d’incarico ed il Segretariato del Network Mediterraneo è adesso ospitato dalla Regione Toscana (Italia) che lo gestisce insieme ai Comuni dell'Unione Valdarno e Valdisieve. Questo incarico è un riconoscimento per la Regione Toscana che per prima in Italia ha favorito la nascita di una Foresta Modello (Montagne Fiorentine Model Forest).