International Union of Societies of Foresters (IUSF)

Union internationale des sociétés d'ingénieurs forestiers (UISIF)
Unión Internacional de Sociedades de Profesionales Forestales

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1969-08-19 Washington DC USA


19 Aug 1969, Washington DC (USA), during 1st (organizing) Congress, when constitution was adopted, following recommendations 1966, Madrid (Spain), of 6th World Forestry Conference, at which a provisional union of 5 associations was formed. As of Sep 1998, under reconstruction. No recent activity reported.


Sustain national forestry societies through exchange of ideas and information; support professional natural resource education regarding sustainable and ethical forest management; publicize responsibilities of the forestry profession and support participation of professional foresters in activities and meetings important to the future of forests; provide national and international organizations and agencies with expertise and with recommendations of the global forestry profession for better natural resource management; champion the practice and profession of forestry and betterment of the human condition through promotion of conservation and use of the world's forest resources.


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General Assembly (every 5 years, at Congress). International Executive Council (meeting at Congress), comprising one representative of each member society. Executive Board of 10 members representing 6 geographic regions, including the Officers - President, Vice President, Executive Director - and 7 representatives.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land



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