The European Union and forests

01-04-2018

As the Treaties make no specific reference to forests, the European Union does not have a common forestry policy. Forestry policy therefore remains primarily a national competence, but many European actions have an impact on forests in the EU and in third countries.

As the Treaties make no specific reference to forests, the European Union does not have a common forestry policy. Forestry policy therefore remains primarily a national competence, but many European actions have an impact on forests in the EU and in third countries.