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NATIONAL VOLUNTARY FOREST CERTIFICATION SYSTEM

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Association NATIONAL VOLUNTARY FOREST CERTIFICATION SYSTEM announces the date of the third meeting of the Working Group on February 20, 2020 at the Kyiv Regional and City Management of Forest and Hunting Economy, Kyiv Lisgosp State Enterprise. Address: 30, Svyatoshyns’ka str., Kyiv.

Meeting starts at 10:00 a.m.

You can get more information and read the standard development documents by clicking here.

The meeting program can be downloaded here.

 

February 17, 2020

Association NATIONAL VOLUNTARY FOREST CERTIFICATION SYSTEM announces the date of the second meeting of the Working Group on January 30, 2020 on the basis of the National Science Institute of Forestry and Landscape of Ukraine NUBiP. Meeting starts at 10:00 a.m.

You can get more information and read the standard development documents by clicking here.

The meeting program can be downloaded here.

January 26, 2020

Association NATIONAL VOLUNTARY FOREST CERTIFICATION SYSTEM announces the date of the first meeting of the Working Group on January 15, 2020 on the basis of the National Science Institute of Forestry and Landscape Management of NUBiP of Ukraine. Meeting starts at 10:00 a.m.

You can get more information and read the standard development documents by clicking here.

The meeting program can be downloaded here.

 

January 9, 2020

EVENTS

Association NATIONAL VOLUNTARY FOREST CERTIFICATION SYSTEM announces the fourth meeting of the Working Group on April 28-30, 2020 within the framework of the national forest management standard development.

Due to the quarantine restrictions, the meeting will be held online with the use of the Zoom platform and telephone communication from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. for three days with the specified dates.

You can get more information and read the standard development documents by clicking here.

The meeting program can be downloaded here.

 

April 21, 2020

Association NATIONAL VOLUNTARY FOREST CERTIFICATION SYSTEM announces the fifth meeting of the Working Group on June 9,10,12 2020 within the framework of the national forest management standard development.

Due to the quarantine restrictions, the meeting will be held online with the use of the Zoom platform and telephone communication on 9,10 June from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.(1 hour lunch brake) and on 12th of June from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

You can get more information and read the standard development documents by clicking here.

The meeting program can be downloaded here.

 

June 01, 2020

October 01, 2020

On September 30, 2020, the First All-Ukrainian Timber Industry Forum took place within the framework of Lisderevmash - an exhibition of the woodworking and forestry industries.
The organizer of the forum - the Association of Woodworkers of Lviv region invited the Association "National Voluntary Forest Certification System" to present PEFC in Ukraine.
The Timber Forum is a great opportunity to discuss forestry and woodworking issues among all stakeholders.
It is gratifying that a wide range of stakeholders was represented at the forum: the leadership of the State Forestry Agency, doctors and scientists of leading educational institutions of Ukraine, business representatives, directors of forestries and heads of regional departments, public non-governmental organizations. This resulted in a heated and constructive discussion.
Stakeholder interaction is a very important key value of the Association. You can download the PEFC presentation in Ukraine by following the link.

 

December 16, 2020

The key stakeholders in the implementation of the national standard for sustainable forest management developed by the Working Group of the Association are forestry enterprises.
On December 14, 2020, as part of the information campaign on the PEFC system and the implementation of this certification system in Ukraine, the Head of the Association Mariya Maha and Executive Director Alla Oborska gave a lecture to managers of forestry enterprises undergoing advanced training at Ukrcentrkadrilis.
General information about PEFC in the world and in Ukraine, opportunities and challenges for our country related to the implementation of this certification scheme were presented, as well as an analysis of the main provisions of the standards UA SFM ST 02 Sustainable Forest Management. General provisions and UA SFM ST 03 Group certification of forest management. Requirements.
You can download the presentations at the links 1 and 2.

On December 15, 2020, the Center of Preparation and Attestation of Experts for Forest Management Audits was established and started operating in accordance with the National Voluntary Forest Certification System.

The Center was established at the Association, the Head of the center was appointed Oborska Alla Eduardivna, Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, Associate Professor of NUBiP Ukraine.
The purpose and main function of the center is to ensure the functioning and improvement of the National Voluntary Forest Certification System in Ukraine, through the training and certification of expert auditors.
We invite auditors who have experience in the field of forest management to submit applications for participation in training and certification.
The program of special training of auditors in the field of forest management certification in the National Voluntary Forest Certification System can be downloaded at the link.
We look forward to your applications.
For details, call +380975565335 or write to info@pefcukraine.com.

December 24, 2020

March 1, 2021

Dear stakeholders!

The new edition of the System Documentation has been published today.

This second edition of the documents from 1st of March 2021 cancels and replaces the first edition from 1st of July 2020. The second edition has minor technical amendments relating to PEFC Endorsement process of National Voluntary Forest Certification System.

Also please be informed that technical document UA SFM TD 08 is on the process of harmonization with PEFC GD 1005:2020 from December 2020 and Second edition of this document would be published and entry into force soon.

Please download on the following link.