Arne Ivar Sletnes

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Head, Liaison Unit Oslo 
Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe

Arne Ivar Sletnes has served as the Head of the Liaison Unit Oslo of the Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE) since 2008. This pan-European policy process for the sustainable management of the continent’s forests develops common strategies for its 46 member countries and the European Union on how to protect and sustainably manage forests.

Before starting his work at the MCPFE, Mr. Sletnes served as a Policy Adviser at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food in Norway (1999-2008) working on forest policy, with the main focus on international forest policy. In 1990-1999 he worked in the National Forest Inventory of Norway, heading the inventory since 1992.

Mr. Sletnes is educated within forestry at the University of Agriculture, Norway.

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