European Network for the Forest and Wood Sector Industries (EUROFORTECH)

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Founded

1991

History

1991, initially as a joint Irish/Swedish initiative under U-XF0534 - Community Programme in Education and Training for Technology (COMETT). Ceased to exist when merged with Euroligna, H-XD8492 - European Association of Furniture Technology Institutes (EURIFI) and U-XF2624 - European Network of Timber Technical Centres and Research Institutes (Eurowood) to form F-XF6787 - InnovaWood (IW).

Aims

Assist continuous development of the technological infrastructure of the European forest and timber industries; function as a transnational training and educational network for the industry, with increasing emphasis on vocational training, multimedia and distance learning techniques, representing industry, universities, technical institutions and trade unions in the industry sector and related professions in all EU and EFTA member states; create and develop environmental awareness in the industry; incorporate experience and technology developed in Northern Europe into those developed in the South; promote employment of women in the sector, both recruitment to courses and promotion of high technology courses especially for women.

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General Assembly (annual); Board of Management; Executive Committee, comprising Chairman, Vice-Chairman, International Office Manager and one national representative. Network of expert representatives in each country.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XF3469

Last News

2003

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