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Call for tender: Provision of support to the communication team

The European Forest Institute has issued a call to provide support to the communication team.

Call for tender: VPA Facilitator for Vietnam

The European Forest Institute has issued a call to facilitate the VPA process in Vietnam.

Centrafrique et UE rendent compte des progrès effectués en 2017 dans le cadre de leur APV

La République Centrafricaine (RCA) et l’Union européenne (UE) ont publié leur rapport annuel conjoint sur la mise en œuvre en 2017 de leur Accord de partenariat volontaire (APV).

CAR, EU report on VPA progress in 2017

The Central African Republic (CAR) and the European Union (EU) have released a joint report on progress in implementing their Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 2017.

El sector forestal hondureño alaba la participación en las negociaciones del acuerdo comercial maderero con la UE

Cuando Honduras decidió negociar un acuerdo sobre el comercio de la madera con la Unión Europea en 2013, pocos en el país imaginaban el efecto que tendría el simple hecho de juntar a los actores...

Stakeholders hail participation behind Honduras-EU timber trade deal

When Honduras decided to negotiate a timber trade deal with the EU in 2013, few imagined the profound effect of simply having forest stakeholders come together to talk about timber-related issues.

Ghana and Liberia share timber legality lessons with Laos and the Republic of the Congo

In November 2018, a group of visitors from Laos found themselves in a forest in Liberia, learning how the country’s forestry officials track timber through the supply chain.

Cameroon and the EU release 2017 annual report on VPA progress

Cameroon and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 2017.

EC launches consultation on EU action on deforestation

The European Commission (EC) has launched a public consultation to help develop an integrated EU approach to combatting deforestation, protecting forests and promoting sustainable supply chains.

La Comisión Europea lanza una consulta sobre la acción de la UE en materia de deforestación

La Comisión Europea (CE) lanza una consulta pública con el objetivo de contribuir al desarrollo de un enfoque integrado de la UE para combatir la deforestación, proteger los bosques y promover...

La CE lance une consultation sur l’action de l’UE en matière de déforestation

La Commission européenne (CE) a lancé une consultation publique afin de contribuer au développement d’une approche intégrée de l’Union Européenne (UE) pour lutter contre la déforestation, protéger...

EFI seeks a Forest Governance Expert

The European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking a Forest Governance Expert for the EU FLEGT Facility, based at EFI's office in Barcelona, Spain.

Highlighting Guyana’s progress under FLEGT

The EU FLEGT Facility recently published three stories to coincide with the EU and Guyana initialling their Voluntary Partnership Agreement on forest law enforcement, governance and trade.

Working paper explores potential for applying Indonesia’s timber legality assurance system in customary forests

Working paper explores potential for applying Indonesia’s timber legality assurance system in customary forests A 2013 ruling of the Indonesian Constitutional Court allows customary groups to...

To legality and beyond — new resource for timber buyers on benefits of FLEGT-licensed products

Timber buyers can now visit a new website to learn about the business benefits of trading in FLEGT-licensed timber and the social, environmental and economic benefits that such trade brings to...

Le Congo et l’Union européenne orientent leur travail de 2019 sur la gouvernance forestière

La République du Congo et l’Union européenne (UE) ont fait le suivi de la mise en œuvre de leur Accord de Partenariat Volontaire (APV) visant à promouvoir la bonne gouvernance forestière. Les deux...

Congo, EU guide their 2019 work on forest governance

The Republic of the Congo and the European Union (EU) have taken stock of the implementation of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) aimed at promoting good forest governance. Both parties...

Ghana, EU publish report on VPA progress from 2013-2017

Ghana and the European Union (EU) have published a report documenting progress in implementing their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), which aims to combat illegal logging, promote legal...

How Ghana’s drive for legal timber is boosting worker safety

The EU FLEGT Facility has published a multimedia story reporting on moves in Ghana to improve safety in the timber sector as part of the country’s efforts to ensure its timber meets national laws...

VPA supports increased law enforcement against illegal logging in Indonesia

Indonesia has been stepping up action against illegal logging and other forest crimes, with an increase in law enforcement operations and hundreds of court cases in the past three years. However,...