100 Million Trees - The Next Stage


Act Now! is a biennial conference for schools, children, youth and stakeholders, organised by ENO Programme Association. Since the first Act Now in 2011, it has gathered together over 5 000 participants from 52 countries.

Act Now 2017 will finish the series of Act Now conferences, with topic 100 Million Trees by 2017. The conference will take place 13 - 17 June in the city of Joensuu, Finland. Joensuu is located next to the Russian border and about 400 km North-East from Helsinki.

Participants and partners arrange hands-on workshops about their tree planting activities in 100 Million Trees campaign.  Workshops are various-sided and including games, drama, music etc. The conference will finish in the place where ENO was intiated 17 years ago and 100 spruce seedlings will be planted together with great Finnish orienteering festival, Joensuu-Jukola 2017. This event will gather 16 000 people from over 20 countries to orienteer in local forests all night long.

In the Rio+20 Summit, ENO’s commitment of planting 100 million trees by 2017 was highlighted in the overall summary of commitments, out of 700 pledges. In addition to ENO schools, we invite representatives of ENO Green Cities Network , supporting ministries and partner networks. Our aim is to get participants from at least 100 countries where ENO has spread.

Welcome to Joensuu 13 - 17 June 2017!

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