Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union, 1. 7.-31. 12. 2022

In connection with the EU Council presidency of the Czech Republic in 2022 and its preparation, a central registry of persons was developed at the Ministry of Agriculture, who will participate in the performance of CZ PRESS 2022. In addition to employees of the Ministry, the Working Party on Forestry includes also members from the Forest Management Institute.

Events from the traditional agenda of the presiding country are as follows:

  • Regular meetings of Working Party on Forestry, Brussels.
  • Committee on Forestry (COFO) – 26th Session, 3-7 October 2022, Rome, Italy.
  • Workshop on the Implementation of the New EU Forest Strategy – Towards harmonised Forest Observation, Reporting and Data Collection Framework. Workshop is focused on forest monitoring within EU member states. It will take place in Kutná Hora with forest field trip close to Kostelec nad Černými lesy, 14 – 16 September 2022.

Traditional informal Meeting of the EU Forest Directors General, organized by each presidency. The participants will discuss current European affairs relevant to forests including conclusions from previous workshop focused on forest monitoring. It will take place in Prague with an excursion to the Křivoklát forests, 19-21 October 2022.