Media room Vietnam

This media room focuses on the Vietnam-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: In May 2017, Vietnam and the EU marked the end of VPA negotiations by initialling the document, ahead of signing and ratifying it.


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


Listen to stakeholder interviews on what FLEGT and the VPA means for Vietnam. Watch also videos produced by other partners. See video clips


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