26.04.2022

New board for Koli Forum Association elected

The annual meeting of the Koli Forum Association was held on 26 April 2022 virtually. One of the agenda items was the election of the new board members as well as the new chairman. The board members for the period 2022-2023 are: Dr. Ari Eini, Finnish Forest Centre Dr. Sari Koivula, Regional Council of North Karelia…
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21.04.2022

Koli Forum Round Table, 28-29 September 2022

The biennial Round Table event of Koli Forum will be held on 28-29 September, 2022 at the Break Sokos Hotel Koli, Koli National Park, Finland. The two day (noon to noon) Round Table event is an opportunity for the Association members as well as additional experts to gather together and discuss the themes of Koli…
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09.03.2022

Meet Diana Tuomasjukka, our new Secretary General

European Forest Institute (EFI) continues as the Secretariat of the Koli Forum Association for the period of 2022-2023. Dr. Diana Tuomasjukka is our new Secretary General. ”The collaboration with EFI has been excellent and we look forward to planning future activities with Dr. Tuomasjukka”, says Sixten Sunabacka, chair of the board. Koli Forum will continue…
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13.12.2021

Koli Theses 2021 published!

The seventh international Koli Forum event, titled “Forests for Future Generations”, was organized on October 13-14, 2021. During the event, the participants formulated the Koli Theses. The key messages of the Koli Theses are: The role and engagement of the next generation in the future bioeconomy need to be highlighted.The role of forests in climate…
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21.10.2021

Meet Hilppa Gregow, vice chair of our Board

"My name is Hilppa Gregow. I work for the Finnish Meteorological Institute as a research professor and head of the weather and climate change impact research unit. I got used to weather risks already when I was young and sailing with my family. My interest in the environment started early too. I loved to wander…
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15.10.2021

Koli Forum 2021

On October 13-14, the biennial Koli Forum seminar, titled “Forests for Future Generations” was organized as a hybrid event, with participants joining in person at Koli and via online connections. Our speakers included Karl-Henrik Sundström (Chairman of the Climate Leadership Coalition), Salla Ahonen (Vice President in Sustainability at Neste), and Alina Lehikoinen (the outgoing president…
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19.08.2021

Register for Koli Forum 2021!

In 2021, the Koli Forum seminar will focus on the role of forests in climate change mitigation and in rebuilding our society after the COVID-19 crisis. Moreover, the engagement and role of the next generation in future bioeconomy will be emphasized. On-site participants of the event will jointly draft and adopt the so-called Koli Theses.…
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The board of Koli Forum Association welcomes new members

The annual meeting of the Koli Forum Association was held on 12 April 2021, via remote connections. Two new board members were elected in addition to the current members and chairperson who continue for the second year. The board members for the period 2020-2021 are: Dr. Jussi Manninen, VTT Technical Research Centre of FinlandDr. Pentti Hyttinen,…
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Save the date for Koli Forum 2021

This year, the Koli Forum seminar will focus on the role of forests in climate change mitigation and in rebuilding our society after the COVID-19 crisis. Moreover, the engagement and role of the next generation in future bioeconomy will be emphasized. Participants of the event will jointly draft and adopt the so-called Koli Theses. Save…
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13.10.2020

Koli Forum 2020 Round Table focused on sustainable use of natural resources, bioeconomy and circular economy

Based on the discussions in the 2020 Round Table event, the Koli Forum 2021 will be focusing on the sustainable use of natural resources, circular bioeconomy, and enhancing dialogue based on scientific knowledge. Koli Forum 2021 will emphasize global and cross-sectoral cooperation, bringing forward viewpoints from e.g. the financial sector. Our keynote speakers gave us…
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