KUCHING, 26 JAN – Control Union (CU), a global leader in Forest Certification will be hosting a webinar on “Future-Proofing Sarawak Forestry through Sustainability” in collaboration with Forest Department Sarawak, FSC Malaysia, Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC), WWF-Malaysia and Malaysia HR Forum, from 2pm to 6pm on 15th February 2022.
The Webinar aims to bring together all relevant forestry stakeholders to review and analyse key challenges facing the sector and ways to address these.
The event will be officiated by YB Datuk Amar Haji Awang Tengah Ali Hasan Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak cum Second Minister of Natural Resources and Urban Development.
The webinar aims to the exchange of views and experiences on all aspects of forests and forestry-based certifications, which may lead to the formulation of broad recommendations applicable at national and regional levels.
“The event also provides an opportunity to produce an overview of the sector, in order to discern trends, adapt policies, create awareness in decision-makers, and influence public opinion. Given the high number of participants expected, it intends to be a valuable forum for strengthening the role of forests in general as well as in the context of critical environmental, economic and social issues and taking into account the developments in the global sustainable development agenda in Future-Proofing Sarawak Forestry Industry.”
The webinar will include half a day of online sessions including keynote and plenary addresses, as well as a panel discussion.
Plenary addresses will feature both research-based talks featuring prominent scientists, and more pragmatic, real-world presentations featuring prominent practitioners or policymakers from industry, government, and NGOs.
Registration for the virtual forum is availale via https://forms.controlunion.com/view.php?id=333771.
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