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The wait is over. FLEGT licences are coming

Indonesia and the European Union today agreed that from 15 November 2016 Indonesia can issue ‘FLEGT’ licences to verified legal timber products it exports to the EU.

FLEGT licence information point launches

The EU FLEGT Facility has produced an online resource to support accurate and coherent communication about FLEGT licences and trade in FLEGT-licensed products.

Call for tender for media relations services

The European Forest Institute has issued a call for tender media relations services. The objective of this assignment is to provide media relations services to the EU FLEGT Facility and the EU REDD...

Call for tender to support the Ghana Forestry Commission

The European Forest Institute has issued a call for tender for supporting the Ghana Forestry Commission (FC). The objective of the tender is to support the FC in the implementation of IT and solar...

Cameroon and the EU release 2015 report on VPA progress

Cameroon and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 2015.

Open job: Senior FLEGT Policy Advisor for China and Regional Asia

Open job: Senior FLEGT Policy Advisor for China and Regional Asia EFI is seeking a Senior FLEGT Policy Advisor to support the EU in its FLEGT related policy dialogue with China, the regional...

The EU and China are combatting illegal logging through a Bilateral Coordination Mechanism

The EU and China are combatting illegal logging through a Bilateral Coordination Mechanism Want to learn about the EU and China’s joint efforts to combat illegal logging? The EU FLEGT Facility...

Republic of the Congo and EU take stock of progress in VPA implementation

Republic of the Congo and EU take stock of progress in VPA implementation The Republic of the Congo and the European Union held the fourth meeting of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement...

Council of the EU adopts conclusions on FLEGT Action Plan

On 28 June 2016, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on the independent evaluation of the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan and the review of...

Invitation to tender: Media relations services

Invitation to tender: Media relations services EFI Procurement 20-8.2-2016-F-R The European Forest Institute is planning to award a contract for the assignment referred to above and you...

Invitation to tender: Writing and media services

Invitation to tender: Writing and media services EFI Procurement 19-8.2-2016-F-R The European Forest Institute is planning to award a contract for the assignment referred to above and...

Call for Tenders: Support services for implementing the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT Regulation

Call for Tenders: Support services for implementing the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT Regulation The Call for Tenders "Support services for implementing the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT...

EFI seeks a forest governance and timber legality expert

The European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking a forest governance and timber legality expert for the EU FLEGT Facility. The expert will provide support and guidance to VPA...

Central African Republic and the EU release 2012-2014 report on VPA progress

Central African Republic and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement from July 2012 to September 2014.

Vietnam and the EU break new ground at sixth VPA negotiation session

Vietnam and the EU break new ground at sixth VPA negotiation session  Vietnam and the EU reached agreement on timber export and domestic market control during the sixth Voluntary...

FLEGT news released 4 May 2016

FLEGT news released The latest issue of the EU FLEGT Facility and the FAO FLEGT Programme newsletter has been released in  English . Click  here  to subscribe...

Independent evaluation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan published

Independent evaluation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan published The European Commission has today published a report that the global FLEGT community has long-anticipated: The Independent...

Q&A on the Indonesia-EU Voluntary Partnership Agreement

Q&A on the Indonesia-EU Voluntary Partnership Agreement Following last month’s news that Indonesia had met the final major requirement of its Voluntary Partnership Agreement with the EU...

Governance gain in Côte d’Ivoire with new contract for independent forest observers

Governance gain in Côte d’Ivoire with new contract for independent forest observers Credit: Garrett Ziegler On 22 April 2016, Côte d’Ivoire’s state-owned forest management corporation...