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V Edition of International Contest YPEF
Take part in the 5th edition of YPEF contest!
Below you can find the new educational materials
The YPEF International Commission announces the fifth edition of the international contest Young People in European Forests. National stages of the contest will be held between 1st of February and 15th of September 2015. The European Stage will be organized by Romanian National Forest Administration ROMSILVA and will take place in Brasov, Romania in September 2015.
Below we publish the Rules of YPEF contest 2014/2015.
Take part in the 4th edition of YPEF contest!
Below you can find the new educational materials and the rules of the 4th edition of the contest.
The fourth edition of the YPEF contest announced!
On 8th of November took place the meeting of the YPEF International Commission in HNE Eberswalde (University of Sustainable Development), Germany. The fourth edition of the YPEF contest has been announced!
The following resolution was passed by the YPEF IC members:
“The YPEF International Commission announces the fourth edition of the Young People in European Forests contest. National stages of the contest will be held between 1st of February and 30th of June 2014. The European Stage will take place in Eberswalde, Germany in the days: 29th September – 3rd October 2014.“
The third edition of the YPEF contest is announced!
On 7th - 8th of November took place the meeting of the YPEF ICC in Vienna. The third edition of the YPEF contest has been announced! The schedule of the contest is as follows: 8th November 2012 – 30th November 2012 preparations to the contest – preparing educational materials; 1st December 2012 – 31st January 2013 participants’ preparations, learning for the contest;
1st February 2013 – 31st May 2013 3rd edition, national stages in all YPEF partner countries; September 2013, Portugal – 3rd edition, final stage.
Here you can find the new rules of the contest YPEF 2012/2013 .
During the meeting the YPEF ICC has been transformed to the YPEF International Commission and the YPEF new program, included new contests platform and YPEF school network has been discussed.
In the meeting participated representatives of the organizations from Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.
Mr. Janez Potočnik - European Commissioner for Environment took over patronage for the second edition of YPEF contest!!
On the 21st of December Dr. Janez Potocnik - European Commissioner for Environment sent a letter to the YPEF International Contest Commission informing that he takes over patronage for the second edition of YPEF contest.
“… I fully endorse your approach aiming at both integration and education. It is important to keep the attention high on forest protection, especially in the interest of the youngest generations. I welcome this initiative and I am happy to provide my patronage for this event. …”
Message of Mr. Janez Potočnik - European Commissioner for Environment to participants of the second edition of YPEF contest.
Thank you Mr. Commissioner for your support to our initiative!