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Cameroon and the EU release 2014 report on VPA progress

Cameroon  and the EU have released a  joint report  on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 2014. The report describes progress made with the timber...

Republic of the Congo and the EU release biannual report on VPA progress in 2013-2014

The Republic of the Congo and the EU have released a  joint report  on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between 2013 and 2014. The report describes...

Indonesia and the EU release annual report on VPA progress

Indonesia and the EU have released a  joint report  on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between May 2014 and April 2015.  The report describes progress...

Liberia and the EU review progress in VPA implementation

Liberia and the European Union held the second meeting of the Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) in Monrovia on 10-12 June 2015.

Republic of the Congo and the EU advance on VPA implementation

The Republic of the Congo and the European Union held the second meeting of the Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) in Brazzaville on 6 and 7 May. The discussions followed up on recent...

Indonesia issues revised TLAS regulations and meets with EU to discuss next steps to FLEGT licensing

Indonesia issued two new regulations, in June and July, revising the national timber legality assurance system (TLAS), known in Indonesian as Sistem Verifikasi Legalitas Kayu (SVLK).

Cameroon’s multistakeholder working group maintains momentum on VPA implementation

The joint implementation committee in Cameroon has set up a working group with members from a broad spectrum of stakeholders to move the VPA process forward.

Republic of the Congo makes forest sector information public

In the Republic of the Congo, the Ministry of Forest Economy and Sustainable Development made forest sector information available in line with Annex X of the VPA.

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.

Cameroon and the EU release 2013 report on VPA progress

Cameroon and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Cameroon-EU VPA in 2013. Based on the 2013 work plan of the joint implementation committee, the report...

FLEGT practitioners in Ghana coordinate actions on domestic timber legal reform

Ten organisations working on the VPA in Ghana met to present their projects and to coordinate their activities at a one-day meeting organised by the Ghana Forestry Commission and the EU delegation...

Ghana and the EU report on VPA progress in 2011

Ghana and the EU have published the second annual report on VPA implementation covering the period from January to December 2011.

Indonesia posts draft regulations on timber legality assurance for comments

The Government of Indonesia invites comments until 15 May on its draft revised SVLK regulations to be issued in June this year. SVLK stands for Sistem Verifikasi Legalitas Kayu , Indonesia's...

Cameroon increases transparency in the forest sector

The VPA implementation process continues in Cameroon with an emphasis on developing procedures to make information on the forest sector publicly available.

Congo changes web address for VPA website

The VPA website of the Republic of the Congo has changed domain from .org to .info.

Cameroon–EU reports on VPA progress available in English and Spanish

Cameroon and the EU are reporting every year since 2010 on progress towards implementing the VPA.

Indonesia publishes action plan on advancing VPA implementation and FLEGT licensing

The Ministry of Forestry has posted the ‘Indonesian–EU Action Plan on Advancement of VPA Implementation' on the Indonesian Legal Wood website , Sistem Informasi Legalitas Kayu. The plan...

European Parliament gives consent to Voluntary Partnership Agreement with Indonesia

Ghana Forestry Commission holds VPA conference in London

Business operators and NGOs from Europe attended a conference in London on 5 February to learn about Ghana's progress in implementing its VPA.

Indonesia and EU hold first review of VPA implementation plans

Representatives of Indonesia, the EU Delegation to Indonesia and the EU FLEGT Facility met in Jakarta on 28–29 January 2014 and marked progress on VPA implementation.