IWCS delegation is attending the XIV World Forestry Congress, a worldwide event gathering the world's forestry sectors every 6 years, in Durban, South Africa from 7 to 11 September 2015. The Congress, with the theme of “Forests and People: Investing in a Sustainable Future,” includes a wide variety of sessions, events, and dialogues.
International Wood Culture Society and Odunpazari Municipality co-organized a tree planting event in Vadi?ehir, Eski?ehir March 22, 2015. Named “Peace Forest,” the site measures 35,000 square meters, witnessing 2,000 trees being planted that day. In addition to World Wood Day participants, local families also joined the event, with a hope to contribute to the sustainable development of Earth.