IFSA History

While the SAN was founded in 2017 only, IFSA has a long and diverse history

International Forestry Students‘ Association has been established!

Note from the minutes of the General Assembly 1989

1973

1st International Forestry Students' Symposium (IFSS) in Great Britain

1989

Foundation of the International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA) at IFSS in Poland

1994

Registration of IFSA as a non-profit association with its headquarters in Göttingen, Germany

1999

Relocation of the IFSA headquarters to Freiburg, Germany

2002

Partnerships with IUFRO and EFI established

2003

IFSA got official UNFF Focal Point for youth and children

2014

Partnership with CIFOR established

2015

Salina Abraham, IFSA Head of IPC, held keynote at GLF

Listen to and read the speech here

2017

Foundation of the IFSA Supporter and Alumni Network (IFSA SAN)

2018

Salina Abraham, IFSA President, held keynote at UN ECOSOC Youth Forum

Listen to and read the speech here