March 17-18 | 2021

University of Freiburg together with IUFRO Division 9.05 | Online Event


The International Forest Policy Meeting is a biannual event addressing forest and forest-related issues from a social science perspective. This year’s meeting will facilitate the exchange of the latest research in the field and provide a unique opportunity to present, discuss and interact in a welcoming online environment.

This year’s event is organized by the Chair of Forest and Environmental Policy at the University of Freiburg in collaboration with IUFRO Division 9.05 and with the kind support from SNS Nordic Forest Research.

We warmly welcome you to IFPM3 and wish you an inspiring meeting!

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Updates & Practicalities

17 Wednesday | March 2021

18 Thursday | March 2021

Keynote speaker

Aarti Gupta

Title: Radical transparency in global environmental governance

Professor of Global Environmental Governance at Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Her research focuses on questions of transparency and accountability in global environmental and climate governance, and the challenges of anticipatory governance of novel technologies, such as biotechnology and climate engineering. She has published widely on these topics, including the co-edited Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives (2014, MIT Press). [ Read more under Speaker details]

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A part of the systematic review paper, focusing on organizational governance aspects, was presented at the #IFPM3 hosted by @FEP_UniFreiburg in a panel about small-scale #forestpolicy and institutions with various topical cases from the #GlobalSouth:

Thanks #IFPM3 for the invite!

Enjoyed discussing the politics of digitally-enabled 'radical' #transparency.

I argued for reclaiming the notion of 'radical'. Radical is as radical does!

What does having ever more real-time #climate/ #forest data do and for whom?

Earlier this month our researchers from @europeanforest and @VUBrussel presented their findings during the #IFPM3 organised by @FEP_UniFreiburg
Governance of #urbanforest nature-based solutions and the impact of #COVID19.
Read the full article:

Congratulations to my dear colleague @EBaulenas for winning both the first prize and the public choice award at the #3MT competition yesterday at the #IFPM3 conference @FEP_UniFreiburg! Congratulations @SimonBager and Viviane Griesinger for winning the runner-up awards!

After 2 days of intensive conferencing with #IFPM3, I can only congratulate them for creating such a successful environment for scientific knowledge exchange to happen during these pandemic times. Well done 🙏

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