Koli Forum Round Table 2020

Koli Forum Round Table event will be held
in October 2020 in Koli National Park, Finland

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EFI is the new Secretariat for Koli Forum

European Forest Institute (EFI) has been selected to act as the new
Secretariat of the Koli Forum Association for the period of 2020-2021

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Koli Forum Association

Koli Forum is a discussion forum for global leaders.

Topics of Koli Forum are related to natural resources and the bioeconomy. They range from the availability of natural resources to economic use and environmental aspects of resource use.
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News and stories

10.08.2020

Meet Venla

Meet junior researcher Venla Wallius, who will be taking care of the practicalities and organization of Koli Forum events together with the rest of the Secretariat and Board. Venla has been living in North Karelia for most of her life, but she had a six-year detour in Jyväskylä, Central Finland, studying corporate environmental management (M.Sc.)…
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03.06.2020

Meet our Secretary General

My name is Pekka Leskinen and I am the new Secretary General for Koli Forum Association. I am also the Head of Bioeconomy Programme and Professor at European Forest Institute (EFI).  Among others, the Bioeconomy Programme will advance knowledge on sustainable bioeconomy, bioeconomy markets and smart forestry.  I have almost 25-year research experience on sustainable…
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22.05.2020

Join our discussion forum for global leaders!

Koli Forum is a top-level discussion platform focusing on sustainable use of natural resources and opportunities available through bioeconomy. We organize biennial, international Koli Forum event and topical Round Table discussions that bring together business leaders, investors, policy makers, academia and civil society. During the past 10 years Koli Forum has established itself as an…
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