Media room Indonesia

This media room focuses on the Indonesia-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: Indonesia and the EU have both ratified the VPA and are now overseeing implementation of the agreement. On 15 November 2016, Indonesia began issuing FLEGT licences to verified legal timber products it exports to the EU.


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


Find out more about how, after decades of rampant illegal logging, Indonesia now has a system for verifying the legality of timber products. Read more


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