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Guyana and the EU concluded the third Voluntary Partnership Agreement negotiation session

Guyana and the EU held the third formal VPA negotiation session on 16 April in Georgetown. Technical discussions focused on a variety of topics including: product scope, legality definition,...

EU invites stakeholders’ inputs for EU Timber Regulation review

The European Commission has launched an open consultation as part of its review of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR). The consultation is an opportunity for all stakeholders to provide input to the...

EFI seeks three forest governance experts for the EU FLEGT Facility

The European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking three forest governance experts to support VPA processes. The experts will work on timber legality assurance systems, including legality definition...

Request for Expression of Interest: Periodic Evaluation for the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between the European Union and Indonesia

The Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme , on behalf of Indonesia's  Ministry of Environment and Forestry , is seeking the service of a Periodic Evaluator. The objective of the evaluation...

FLEGT Week 2015: FLEGT and REDD+ linkages, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

FLEGT Week 2015: Timber legality assurance systems, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

FLEGT Week 2015: Demand-side measures to reduce illegal timber trade, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

FLEGT Week 2015: FLEGT and tackling drivers of deforestation, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

FLEGT Week 2015: Closing plenary, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

FLEGT Week 2015: Private sector seminar, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

FLEGT Week 2015: Governance seminar, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

FLEGT Week 2015: Information sessions on FLEGT progress and achievements, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

FLEGT Week 2015: Opening plenary and policy discussion, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

FLEGT Week 2015: Crash Course on FLEGT, the Report

FLEGT Week 2015 was a unique opportunity to reflect on the full scope of the  EU FLEGT Action Plan , including but not limited to  VPAs  and the  EU Timber Regulation , learn...

EU FLEGT Facility news released

The September and October 2014 issue of the EU FLEGT Facility newsletter has been released in English.

Evaluating the EU FLEGT Action Plan

In July 2014 the European Commission launched an external evaluation of the implementation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan: the team of consultants is due to start its work in December 2014 and will...

Indonesia and the EU hold first Joint Implementation Committee meeting and begin second stage of the joint TLAS assessment

In September and October,  Indonesia  and the EU held the first Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) meeting and technical working sessions on the VPA annex review, VPA monitoring...

Lao People’s Democratic Republic hosts ASEAN training workshop on timber legality assurance

About 70 participants from nine  Association of Southeast Asian Nations  (ASEAN) member states, India and the EU attended a workshop on timber legality assurance systems held in...

ASEAN member states increase cooperation on FLEG

The ASEAN Regional Knowledge Network on Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (ARKN-FLEG), an expert network supporting the ASEAN Senior Officials on Forestry (ASOF), met in Vientiane, Laos, on 21...

Stakeholders in Republic of the Congo develop online tool for public monitoring of FLEGT legality indicators

The civil society organisations Cercle d'Appui à la Gestion Durable des Forêts (CAGDF) and  World Resources Institute (WRI) are developing an electronic database that will allow the public...