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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.

Combating illegal timber trade: Promoting sustainable development and good governance

How can trade policies promote and support governance reforms in developing countries so that forest resources contribute to sustainable development? A panel discussion on the FLEGT initiative...

Study identifies options for legal timber legislation in China

A summary report of the Feasibility Analysis of the Incorporation of Timber Legality Requirements into Chinese Laws or Regulations to Promote Trade in Legal Forest Products has been published.

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...

MI VPAU: How a VPA can increase participation

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked VPA outputs How a VPA promotes good forest governance VPA structures How a VPA can increase accountability ...

How a VPA can increase participation

Participation means that people engage with policy processes that may affect them. There are degrees of participation, ranging from simply being told about a policy process to having a say and...

MI VPAU: How a VPA can increase legislative and institutional clarity

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked Legal reforms resulting from VPA processes Legality definition How a VPA promotes good forest governance How a VPA can...

How a VPA can increase legislative and institutional clarity

Legislative and institutional clarity means that legal requirements and institutional roles and responsibilities are clear and consistent. Clarity is an important aspect of good forest governance...

MI VPAU: How a VPA can increase accountability

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked How a VPA promotes good forest governance How a VPA can strengthen capacity How a VPA can increase transparency How a...

How a VPA can increase accountability

To be accountable, governments, companies and individuals must do what they have promised to do. They must take responsibility for their actions and be prepared to answer for the results....

MI VPAU: How a VPA can increase transparency

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked How a VPA promotes good forest governance How a VPA can strengthen capacity How a VPA can increase accountability How a...

How a VPA can increase transparency

Transparency in the forest sector matters because stakeholders need to be able to access information about laws, policies, procedures, decisions and business activities that affect them.

MI VPAU: How a VPA can strengthen capacity

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked How a VPA promotes good forest governance Support to VPA stakeholders

How a VPA can strengthen capacity

Good forest governance depends on the knowledge, skills, systems and resources government and other stakeholders need to:

MI VPAU: Strengthened capacity

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked How a VPA can strengthen capacity Support to VPA stakeholders

Strengthened capacity

To promote trade in legal timber and timber products, governments and other stakeholders must have the capacity to:

Enforce the law
Hold people accountable
Track...

MI VPAU: Transparency commitments

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked How a VPA promotes good forest governance How a VPA can increase transparency How a VPA can increase participation VPA...
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