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Indonesia and EU launch FLEGT licensing for legal timber to combat illegal logging

Indonesia and the EU launch are hailing “a major milestone” in the global fight to end illegal logging, with the launch today of Indonesia’s FLEGT licensing scheme for exports to the EU of verified...

FLEGT licence information point launches

The EU FLEGT Facility has produced an online resource to support accurate and coherent communication about FLEGT licences and trade in FLEGT-licensed products.

European Parliament gives consent to Voluntary Partnership Agreement with Indonesia

On 27 February 2014 the European Parliament ratified the VPA 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.

Joint implementation committee outlines priorities for Cameroon’s VPA

The joint implementation committee for the VPA between Cameroon and the EU has outlined a priority action plan for implementation of the VPA throughout 2014. The committee agreed on the action plan...

Indonesia and the EU sign a Voluntary Partnership Agreement

On 30 September 2013, representatives from the Government of Indonesia and the European Union (EU) marked their mutual commitment to ensuring that timber entering the EU is produced legally.

European timber operators and traders gain insights into the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT licensed timber

An informational event on the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT licensed timber took place during the French timber trade fair ‘Carrefour International du Bois’ in Nantes from 6 to 8 June.

Priming the ports: Reports on testing import procedures for FLEGT-licensed timber now available

The EU FLEGT Facility has just made available a report on the testing of export and import procedures for Indonesia’s timber and timber products.

Indonesia and EU launch shipment test for legal timber export

Indonesia and the EU have carried out an exercise to test the performance of export and import procedures for timber shipments as part of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA).

Bois légal FLEGT et politiques des marchés publics des etats-membres de l’Union Européenne

D’après l’expérience acquise lors de la mise en place des premiers accords de Partenariat Volontaires (APV), on sait désormais que les accords apportent bien d’autres bénéfices en plus de la...

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Chatham House Briefing paper - Controlling illegal logging - Lessons from the US Lacey Act

A summary of how the Lacey Act* works and how similar legislation in tackling imports of illegal timber might be applied in the EU. *The Lacey Act makes it illegal, in the US, to import, sell or...

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Commission Regulation (EC) No 1024-2008

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1024/2008 of 17 October 2008 laying down detailed measures for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 2173/2005 on the establishment of a FLEGT licensing...

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Effects of the EU Timber Regulation and the demand for certified legal timber on business and industry in India

This study assesses the potential impacts of the EUTR and the growing demand for forest certification on India’s timber products industry. In particular, the paper examines European companies’...

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EU FAO FLEGT Programme

TLAS Workshop 2013 Resource Presentation

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EU Timber Regulation Frequently Asked Questions - Due diligence, certification and enforcement of the EU Timber Regulation

EU Timber Regulation - Frequently Asked Questions: Due diligence, certification and enforcement of the EU Timber Regulation.

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EU Timber Regulation Frequently Asked Questions - Importing and exporting

EU Timber Regulation - Frequently Asked Questions: Importing and exporting.

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Fact Sheet - FLEGT-licensed timber will help importers meet the due diligence requirements of the EU Timber Regulation

The EU FLEGT Facility has produced a 7-question fact sheet on FLEGT-licensed timber to help importers meet the due diligence requirements of the EU Timber Regulation explaining what a FLEGT...

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