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Sessions of the Sixth MFW will be complemented with side events. Six side events in total will be organized on Monday, 1 April and Tuesday, 2 April 2019 between 17:00 and 18:30. A call for side events has been sent to the Joint Organizing Committee members.

As a result of this call, the following six events have been selected:

On Monday 1 April 17:00-18:30

Towards an integrated Mediterranean forest genetic resources conservation strategy, EUROGEN - EFI.
Contacts: Mr. Michele Bozzano (
Venue: Cigar room


Scaling up forest and landscape restoration to restore biodiversity and promote joint mitigation and adaptation approaches in the Mediterranean, UfM Secretariat – FAO/FLRM.
Contacts: Mrs. Alessandra Sensi ( – Mrs. Carolina Gallo Granizo  (

Venue: Afrah room


Best Practices of Monitoring and Evaluation Systems Used in Sustainable Land Management in Turkey, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey and UNDP Turkey.
Contacts: Mrs. Özlem Yavuz (, Mr. Bahtiyar Kurt (
Venue: Ball room


On Tuesday 2 April 17:00-18:30

Prevention and restoration on forest fires. Linking actions before and after fire, DGF of the Spanish MAPA.
Contact: Deputy General Directorate of Forest Policy of Spain (
Venue: Afrah room


Combatting climate change through an informed landscape management strategy: optimization of land use values for resilient communities, Lebanon Restoration Initiative
Contacts: Dr. Maya Nehme (
Venue: Ball room


Preservation and valorization of Mediterranean forests from mass tourism impact, AIFM.
Contacts: Mr. Abdelhamid Khaldi (
Venue: Cigar room

In addition to these side events, the Annual Assembly of the Mediterranean Model Forest Network (Med Forum 2019), “Forest-based solutions, the Model Forest impacts in the Mediterranean and beyond”, will be organized by Cesefor and the IMFN Secretariat on Monday 1 April 14:30-18:30 and Tuesday 2 April 14:30-18:30 (venue: Room IV).

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