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South-east Asian countries share progress on timber legality

Representatives of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), ASEAN member States and the European Union (EU) met in Thailand in July to share progress under national and regional efforts...

EU and China agree on their 2018 cooperation under the BCM

China and the European Union (EU) are strengthening their efforts to address illegal logging and promote legal timber trade through their Bilateral Coordination Mechanism (BCM) on Forest Law...

Study identifies options for legal timber legislation in China

A summary report of the Feasibility Analysis of the Incorporation of Timber Legality Requirements into Chinese Laws or Regulations to Promote Trade in Legal Forest Products has been published.

Indonesia and the EU release 2016 annual report on VPA progress

Indonesia and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement from May 2015 to December 2016.

Ghana visits Indonesia to learn FLEGT licensing lessons

With Ghana moving towards full implementation of its Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the EU on illegal logging, representatives of its forest sector stakeholders have visited Indonesia...

Indonesia shipped verified legal timber worth more than 1 billion euros to EU in first year of FLEGT licensing

Indonesia has shipped verified legal timber and timber products worth more than 1 billion euros to the EU since it began issuing such products with FLEGT licences one year ago.

Call for tender: National FLEGT Expert for Indonesia

The objective of the assignment is to support the Government of Indonesia (GoI) and the EU in the licensing phase of the VPA.

World Wood-Based Panels Conference addresses timber legality

The legality of timber and timber products was a recurrent theme at the Fourth World Wood-Based Panels Conference that took place from 22-23 September 2017, in Linyi, China.

Briefing compares Japan’s Clean Wood Act with the EU Timber Regulation

The EU FLEGT Facility has published a briefing that compares two regulatory approaches that aim to prevent trade in illegally-harvested timber and timber products: Japan’s Clean Wood Act and the EU...

Briefing: Introduction to China's Timber Legality Verification System

The EU FLEGT Facility has published a briefing on the Chinese Timber Legality Verification System (CTLVS) and associated policies that China is developing to combat illegal logging and trade in...

EU and Thailand hold first talks on forest governance and legal timber trade deal

EU and Thailand hold first talks on forest governance and legal timber trade deal Thailand and the European Union (EU) have held their first negotiations towards a Voluntary Partnership...

EU and Vietnam conclude VPA negotiations

EU and Vietnam conclude VPA negotiations On 11 May 2017, the EU and Vietnam formally concluded their negotiations towards a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), by initialling the document. ...

Briefing: Addressing illegal cross-border timber trade in South Asia

Briefing: Addressing illegal cross-border timber trade in South Asia The EU FLEGT Facility has published a briefing based on research into cross-border timber trade in South Asia, and between...

EFI seeks a forest governance and timber legality expert for the EU FLEGT Facility

EFI seeks a forest governance and timber legality expert for the EU FLEGT Facility The European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking a forest governance and timber legality expert to work...

EU and China boost cooperation to promote legal timber trade

EU and China boost cooperation to promote legal timber trade China and the EU are strengthening their efforts to address illegal logging and promote legal timber trade through their Bilateral...

Call for tender: VPA joint implementation coordinator

The European Forest Institute has issued a call to find a service provider to field a VPA joint implementation coordinator to support the ongoing VPA process in Vietnam. The focus will lie on...

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Thailand

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Thailand The European Forest Institute has issued a call National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Thailand. The objective of...

VPAs and SMEs in Mekong countries – new website and discussion group

VPAs and SMEs in Mekong countries – new website and discussion group The EU FLEGT Facility has launched a web page and online forum focused on small and informal forest...

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Vietnam

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Vietnam The European Forest Institute has issued a call National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Vietnam. The objective of this...

Call for tender: National FLEGT Expert to Thailand

Call for tender: National FLEGT Expert to Thailand   The call for tender has been issued under the reference:  31-8.2-2016-F National FLEGT Expert to Thailand The closing date...