Media room Republic of the Congo

This media room focuses on the Republic of the Congo-EU Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), which aims to promote trade in legal timber and timber products and improve governance in the forest sector.

Here you can find news, background information, multimedia resources, official documents and experts to interview. For media enquiries, email

VPA status: The Republic of the Congo and the EU have both ratified the VPA and are now overseeing implementation of the agreement.


Get more detailed background information on efforts by the Republic of the Congo and the EU to tackle illegal logging through a Voluntary Partnership Agreement. Read more


Check out the latest videos related to the Republic of the Congo-EU VPA process. See video clips


Are you a journalist writing a story? Interview experts with unique viewpoints on the Republic of the Congo-EU VPA. See list