Koli Forum Association dissolves

Koli Forum Association has decided to dissolve the Association, and thus close all its activities. This decision was done in the extraordinary meeting on 28 November 2023, where the current Board was granted the executive powers to dissolve the Association and move on with the liquidation proceedings. During the meeting, it was noted that Koli…
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Koli Forum 2023: notable quotes from our speakers

Enjoy the quotes from some of our speakers and watch the initial session for a sneak peek into the event's engaging conversations. Click here here to view.
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Koli Forum Association Annual meeting 2023

The annual meeting of the Koli Forum Association was held on 5 May 2023. One of the main decisions of the meeting was the composition of the Board. The current Board members are: Dr. Markku Granander, Finnish Forest CentreDr. Sari Koivula, Regional Council of North KareliaDr. Pekka Leskinen, Finnish Environment InstituteDr. Jukka Tikkanen, University of…
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Balancing business and regulations

Europe’s cities, regions, industries and natural resources are facing significant changes. Preparations for the future, routed in a systemic circular bioeconomy, should start now. This calls for a holistic system of sustainable change, which includes long-sighted and sustainable land use for today’s future, sustainable choices of discerning citizens, with business and research mainstreaming innovation and…
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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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Koli Forum Round Table, 28-29 September 2022

Read the news item about the event here. 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 Round Table event is an opportunity for the Association members as well as additional experts to gather together and…
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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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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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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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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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