News from Liberia
Liberia and EU review VPA implementation in the first Joint Implementation Committee meeting
Members of the joint implementation committee (JIC) for the Liberia-EU VPA met for the first JIC meeting in Monrovia, on 27-29 May 2014. They reviewed implementation progress and agreed on the priorities for 2014 and upcoming milestones for the timber legality assurance system under development. They also identified a way forward with the controversial Community Forest Management Agreements.