The FSC Forest Programme and the Pesticides Policy Working Group will be conducting a series of webinars to inform about the current consultation of the first draft of the FSC Pesticides Policy. This consultation is open until 29 October 2017 and FSC encourages interested stakeholders to participate.

There will be 4 sessions held reaching different time zones plus a last one entirely in Spanish.

The schedule of the webinars is as follows (all times in CEST):

English webinars

·        26 September 2017 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CEST (Europe/Africa/CIS)

·        28 September 2017 from 08:00 to 09:00 AM CEST (Asia Pacific)

·        28 September 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00 PM CEST (North America)

Spanish webinars

·        29 September 2017 from 15:00 to 16:00 PM CEST (Latin America/Spain)

Participants are invited to register to the webinar by following this link and to share this information among interested stakeholders.

For those unable to attend, the webinars will be recorded and uploaded to the FSC website.

If you have any questions related to the webinar or the draft Pesticides Policy, please send them in advance to Maria Melero at

Additionally, a side event will be hosted at the FSC General Assembly 2017 in Vancouver on Monday 9th October (11:30 am – 1:00 pm) by representatives of the FSC Forest Program and the Pesticides Policy Working Group.