St Petersburg Summer School on RUSSIAN FOREST GOVERNANCE IN a EUROPEAN CONTEXT- issues at stake and ways forward
Join the EFI/FTU Summer School on Russian Forest Governance to get a better understanding of policy and governance of the Russian forest sector, while experiencing the magical beauty of St. Petersburg’s summer!
The Summer School will present and discuss forest governance approaches in Russia, the EU and in a pan-European context, introducing and applying policy analysis and forest sector foresight methods. Moreover, actual issues such as trade and forest certification, criteria and indicator development will be presented and discussed. The Summer School supports the development of skills required to define and analyse European and Russian forest policy problems, including introductions to issues at stake as well as research methods and approaches.
Who should apply?
The Summer School is targeted at PhD students or MSc students with an interest in and thesis work on forestry, forest policy analysis and forest economics, as well as young researchers specialising in governance of natural resources, sustainability, and Russian studies. The Summer School is aimed at participants both from the Russian Federation and EU countries. A maximum of 25 students will be accepted.
Deadline for applications: 30 April 2013
For more information and tentative programme, see www.efi.int/portal/news___events/events/petersburg2013