International Cooperation



Our researchers are the active members of:

IUFRO commissions: 
IUFRO 7.03.06 Integrated management of forest defoliating insects,
IUFRO 7.03.12 Alien invasive species and international trade,
IUFRO 7.03.10 Methodology of forest insect and disease survey.
European Co-operation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research – COST:
COST Action E42: Growing Valuable Broadleaved Tree Species
 Steering committee: Igor Štefančík, Roman Longauer
 Time of realization: November 2004 – December 2008
COST Action E43: Harmonisation of National Inventories in Europe: Techniques for Common Reporting
 Steering committee: Martin Moravčík
 Participants: Vladimír Čaboun, Tibor Priwitzer
 Time of realization: September 2004 – December 2008
COST Action E45: European forest externalities – EUROFOREX
 Steering committee: Miroslav Kovalčík
 Účastníci: Mikuláš Černota, Peter Balogh, Jozef Tutka, Martin
 Time of realization: July 2006 – December 2009
COST Action E51: Integrating Innovation and Development Policies for the Forest Sector
 Steering committee: Zuzana Sarvašová
 Time of realization: March 2006 – March 2010
COST Action E52: Evaluation of Beech Genetic Resources for Sustainable Forestry
 Participants: Tibor Priwitzer
 Working group1: Ecophysiology of European beech populations and their sensitivity to changes in climate
 Time of realization: March 2006 – March 2010
COST – Steering committee: Bohdan Konôpka
International Union of Forest Research Organizations – IUFRO
IUFRO Division 1 - Silviculture
IUFRO 1.01.09 Ecology and silviculture of European silver fir: Roman Longauer
IUFRO Division 7 - Forest Health
IUFRO 7.03.06 Integrated management of forest defoliating insects: Július Novotný, Milan Zúbrik
IUFRO 7.03.12 Alien invasive species and international trade: Milan Zúbrik, Andrej Kunca, Roman Leontovyč, Jozef Vakula, Andrej Gubka, Christo Nikolov
IUFRO 7.03.10 Methodology of forest insect and disease survey: Andrej Kunca
IUFRO 7.01.04 Impacts of air pollution and climate change on forest ecosystems: Roman Longauer
European Forest Institute – EFI
EFI Project Centre CONFOREST – Conversion of secondary coniferous forests: Jaroslav Jankovič, Igor Štefančík, Tomáš Hlásny, Vladimír Šebeň, Július Novotný
EFI Project Centre INNOFORCE – Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Forestry: Zuzana Sarvašová
United Nations Forum on Forests – UNFF
Július Novotný
Ministerial Conferences on the Protection of Forests in Europe – MCPFE
Július Novotný
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe – UN ECE
UNECE Timber Committee
Martin Moravčík
Working group WA1 – Markets and Statistics
Roman Svitok
Working group WA2 – Forest Resource Assessment and Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management in the Region
Martin Moravčík
Joint FAO/ECE/ILO Experts Network within the Integrated UNECE/FAO Work Programme
Zuzana Sarvašová – national expert
European Commission Standing Forestry Committee – SFC
Pavel Pavlenda
International Co-operative Programme on Assessment and Monitoring of Air Pollution Effects on Forests – ICP Forests
Pavel Pavlenda, Tibor Priwitzer
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization – EPPO
Milan Zúbrik, Andrej Kunca - representative of SR
Standing Committee on Reproductive Materials in Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry – European Commission DG SANCO Health and Consumers´ Protection
Roman Longauer – representative of SR assigned by the MoA SR
OECD Scheme for Certification of Forest Reproductive Materials Moving in International Trade
Roman Longauer – representative of SR assigned by the MoA SR
European Programme for Forest Genetic Resources – EUFORGEN
Roman Longauer - national coordinator of SR  appointed by the MoA SR, representative of SR in the working group for precious broadleaved trees
International Seed Testing Organization
Elena Foffová – assigned member