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Laos-EU VPA negotiations advance

The European Union (EU) and Laos have held their second round of face-to-face negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT). The...

EU and Thailand hold first talks on forest governance and legal timber trade deal

EU and Thailand hold first talks on forest governance and legal timber trade deal Thailand and the European Union (EU) have held their first negotiations towards a Voluntary Partnership...

Guyana and EU test timber legality agreement on the ground

Guyana and EU test timber legality agreement on the ground Guyana is a step closer towards concluding a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the European Union (EU), after completing a...

EU and Vietnam conclude VPA negotiations

EU and Vietnam conclude VPA negotiations On 11 May 2017, the EU and Vietnam formally concluded their negotiations towards a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), by initialling the document. ...

Laos and EU hold first face-to-face VPA negotiations

Laos and EU hold first face-to-face VPA negotiations The European Union and Laos held their first negotiations towards a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) to improve forest governance,...

Vietnam and the EU break new ground at sixth VPA negotiation session

Vietnam and the EU break new ground at sixth VPA negotiation session  Vietnam and the EU reached agreement on timber export and domestic market control during the sixth Voluntary...

Honduras and the EU complete the fifth round of VPA negotiations

Honduras and the EU complete the fifth round of VPA negotiations   EU and the Honduran government alongside indigenous representatives. From left to right: Domingo López Álvarez,...

Honduras y la Unión Europea completan la quinta ronda de negociaciones del AVA

Honduras y la Unión Europea completan la quinta ronda de negociaciones del AVA Miembros de la UE y el gobierno de Honduras junto a representantes de las comunidades indígenas. De...

Guyana and the EU concluded the third Voluntary Partnership Agreement negotiation session

Guyana and the EU held the third formal VPA negotiation session on 16 April in Georgetown. Technical discussions focused on a variety of topics including: product scope, legality definition,...

Assessing timber processing enterprises’ and the media’s need for information on the VPA in Vietnam

Vietnam's timber exporters see challenges ahead in fulfilling the technical requirements for assuring the legality of timber used in the processing industry, as the country continues negotiating a...

Civil society organisations share livelihoods impact assessment results of Vietnam’s VPA

The VNGO FLEGT Network shared the results of its livelihoods impact assessment of the VPA in Vietnam, which it carried out in 2013.

Côte d’Ivoire negotiation group refines definition of legal timber

On 8 April, representatives of the EU and the VPA negotiation committee of Côte d’Ivoire held its sixth technical session by video conference to discuss principles, criteria and indicators for the...

Stakeholder groups in Laos help further VPA negotiations

The National Negotiation Support and Development Committee, with support from the EU FLEGT Facility, identified the key elements of a roadmap for VPA negotiations during a stakeholder workshop in...

Democratic Republic of the Congo drafts legality definition

Since the DRC and EU resumed VPA negotiations in May 2012, the VPA Technical Committee in DRC has been focusing on revising its draft legality definition for industrial forest concessions.

Honduras and the EU hold second VPA negotiation session

The second VPA negotiation session between Honduras and the EU took place in Brussels on 3 October.

Thailand and EU announce the start of VPA negotiations

The Kingdom of Thailand and the EU have officially begun negotiations for a VPA, as confirmed in an announcement on 11 September.

Côte d’Ivoire VPA roadmap and summary of first negotiations available online

The summary report of the first VPA negotiation session between Côte d’Ivoire and the EU and the VPA roadmap created during the negotiations in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on June 20-21, 2013 are now...

Côte d’Ivoire and the European Union launch VPA negotiations in Abidjan

Working together to strengthen legally verified timber exports from Côte d’Ivoire to the European Union, negotiations for a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) between the two parties began...

VPA negotiations in Honduras get underway

VPA negotiations between Honduras and the European Commission have started with a formal videoconference.