Observer taking notes during GA 2014
FSC AC / Juan Lopez

General Information

  1. What is the General Assembly?

    Normally held every three years, the FSC General Assembly brings together many hundreds of leaders and decision-makers from Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists, businesses, and many others that make up FSC’s membership.​

  2. What happens at the General Assembly? ​

    Members propose key changes to FSC policies through submitting, discussing and voting on motions. They also participate in discussions on a range of topics aimed at finding solutions for a responsible future of the world’s forests and the people and animals who inhabit them. ​

  3. Why attend the FSC General Assembly?

    The General Assembly is FSC’s highest decision-making body – meaning that key decisions related to the organization are made here. Attending the assembly gives members an opportunity to participate in this decision-making process as well as meeting hundreds of leaders and decision-makers from around the world.​

    • Engage with people who are co-creating solutions, transforming markets, and catalyzing change to help ensure Forests For All Forever 
    • Collaborate with others through side events and contribute directly towards shaping the future of responsible forest management solutions.  
    • Create connections with leaders and change-makers through social events and networking. 
    • Be inspired by success stories, case studies and innovative solutions to global climate and forest related challenges and opportunities.  
    • Gain diverse perspectives on key forest related topics through high-level keynote sessions. 
  4. Who can attend the General Assembly?​

    All FSC international members, FSC Staff, certificate holders, media and other interested stakeholders. ​

  5. When does the FSC General Assembly take place?​

    The FSC General Assembly typically takes place every three years. The second part of the 2021-2022 general assembly took place as a hybrid event from 09-14 October 2022.​

  6. Where did the 2022 FSC General Assembly take place?​

    The in-person event took place at the Westin Hotel in Nusa Dua, Bali Indonesia and the online component took place through the online events platform.​

  7. What topics were presented and discussed?​

    View the programme and the news hub to find out what happened during the FSC General Assembly. 

  8. The 2022 General Assembly is a hybrid event, what does that mean?

    The 2022 general assembly took place as an in-person event with online components. This means that participants could choose to attend the event in-person at the Westin Hotel in Nusa Dua, Bali Indonesia, or through the online events platform.

  9. How to register? ​

    Registration for the 09-14 October General Assembly 2022 has closed. Join us for the 10th FSC General Assembly in 2025. 

  10. How to become a sponsor?​

    The 2022 FSC General Assembly would not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors.

    Please see our sponsorship information page here.​

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