Monday , March 27 2017
Home / Tag Archives: EUROPA 2011

Tag Archives: EUROPA 2011

EUROPA 2011 – Vatican

The United Nations declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests. Forests cover more than 30% of the earth’s surface and represent a vital source of biological diversity. They also play a key role in mitigating the effects of climate …

Read More »

Europa 2011 – Liechtenstein

There have now been annual “Europa stamps” for more than 55 years. Following the pattern established in 1956 by the six member countries of the then European Coal and Steel Community (Belgium, the Federal Republic of Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg …

Read More »

Europa 2011 – Slovenia

Slovenia post issued a set of two stamps in the Europa series featuring two trees – BEECH TREE and THE SGERM’S PINE to mark 2011 as an International year of Forest. BEECH TREE The beech is one of the most …

Read More »

International Year of Forests – Luxembourg

2011 has been declared the “International Year of Forests” by the United Nations. This is why the theme selected for this year’s Europa stamps series will focus on the “forest” topic. Forests are vital to the survival of mankind and …

Read More »

Europa 2011 – France

EUROPA stamps are focused on one theme common to each member of the issuing country PostEurop. In 2011, the theme of forests, France chose to illustrate the diversity of its forests – temperate, Mediterranean and mountain regions, but also overseas …

Read More »

Europa 2011 – Hungary

Hungary post issued a set of postage stamp in the Europa series with forest theme. The forest is one of Earth’s natural factors which includes the soil-dwelling organisms, the land of living mosses, fungi, and soft-woody plants, as well as …

Read More »