GMIT Letterfrack: Annual Just Forests Talk
For the past 12 years Just Forests has presented to students at GMIT Letterfrack-the National Furniture College.
19th March 2013
This year's presentation to 1st Year Students will take place on Tuesday 19th March, 2013.
The talk will focus on the importance of the global forest estate and will coincide with International Day of Forests 2013 which is marked on 21st March each year.
International Day of Forests 2013.
The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests. The Day will celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns. Click here for the full text of the UN Resolution.
This year also GMIT Letterfrach students will be introduced to the new EU Timber Regulation (EU TR) which came in to force on Sunday 3rd March 2013.
About GMIT Letterfrack:
GMIT Letterfrack is a Centre of Excellence in Furniture Design and Technology. For the past 25 years, the campus has delivered third level programmes related to all aspects of the furniture industry. Currently the college has approximately 250 full time students. Graduates contribute to, and influence, the fields of design processes and manufacture of furniture in ways that are innovative, creative and responsive to the needs and development of a quality Irish furniture industry and are highly valued by employers. The campus is managed in partnership with Connemara West Ltd. (a community and rural development organisation based in North-West Connemara).
GMIT LETTERFRACK HELD EXCITING EXHIBITION OF WORK IN FARMLEIGH GALLERY ----------GMIT Letterfrack, the National Centre for Excellence in Furniture Design and Technology, celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2012 with a national public exhibition of student, graduate and staff work at Farmleigh Gallery, Phoenix Park, Dublin, from 2 November to 20 December, 2012. See more on this event here...
Flash back to 2012 presentation and week long events: http://www.justforests.org/events/tree-week-2012?type=schedule&view=all
|Tuesday 19th March 2013: GMIT Letterfrack and Just Forests sign contract|
|sign-letter-gmit.pdf (1.63 MB)|