Media room Central African Republic

This media room focuses on the Central African Republic-EU Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), which aims to promote trade in legal timber and timber products and improve governance in the forest sector.

Here you can find news, background information, multimedia resources, official documents and experts to interview. For media enquiries in English, email

VPA status: CAR and the EU are implementing the VPA.


Get more detailed background information on efforts by Central African Republic and the EU to tackle illegal logging through a Voluntary Partnership Agreement. Read more


This page provides answers to some common questions about the CAR-EU Voluntary Partnership Agreement, FLEGT licensing and CAR's timber legality assurance system. Coming soon 


Are you a journalist writing a story? Interview experts with unique viewpoints on the Central African Republic-EU VPA. See list