Skip to main content. Skip to the main menu.
IUFRO The Advocate for Forest Science.
During the last IUFRO Enlarged Board meeting, held on 23 March 2011 in Vienna, Austria, the Congress Bidding Rules were formally approved by the members of the IUFRO Board. The relevant document is posted at http://www.iufro.org/download/file/6855/81/iwc19-congress-bidding-rules.pdf/.
IUFRO Member Organizations are encouraged to consider submitting a bid for this highly important IUFRO event.
If you feel that your country is a potential candidate for hosting the XXV IUFRO World Congress, scheduled for 2019, please contact the other IUFRO member organizations as well as the appropriate government authorities in your country and forward to them the bidding rules mentioned above and discuss a formal proposal.
Please note that the deadline for submitting your bidding proposal is 31 December 2012. For further details please contact us at:
A-1140 Vienna, Austria
Email: office(at)iufro.org, or
Fax: +43-1-877 0151-50
Thanking you in advance for your cooperation and interest.
Niels Elers Koch
Download the relevant documents:
The World Teak Conference 2013 "Sharing our Planet: Teak Model Development towards the Improvement of Mankind” in Thailand examined the multiple aspects of teak cultivation and management.
Participants at the symposium "MORIOKA 2013: Global Forest Products Marketing and Forest Certification in a Green Economy" discussed strategies and challenges of the forest sector in a green economy.
IUFRO celebrated the first International Day of Forests on 21 March with an official opening of its new offices located in the building of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Life.
United Nations, Observing First International Day of Forests, Celebrates Their Vital, Life-sustaining Role: UN Press Release
2013 is a special year for forests, with many activities and initiatives underway to recognize and strengthen the important role forests play in our lives.