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EUTR and the Thünen Centre of Competence jointly mark five years of action


On October 8-9, 2018, the international event "Timber Trade and the Conservation of Forest" took place at the Thünen Institute in Hamburg.

(© Christina Waitkus)

Five years of the European Timber Regulation (EUTR), and at the same time the 5th anniversary of the Thünen Centre of Competence on the Origin of Timber: this was the occasion for the international event "Timber trade and the conservation of forests" held on October 8-9, 2018 at the Thünen Institute in Hamburg. The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) had invited participants from Germany, other EU Member States, the EU Commission and the USA. The conference considered experiences to date in order to draw conclusions for successful further development.

Further information about the conference and the presentation slides can be found here.