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Briefing compares Japan’s Clean Wood Act with the EU Timber Regulation

The EU FLEGT Facility has published a briefing that compares two regulatory approaches that aim to prevent trade in illegally-harvested timber and timber products: Japan’s Clean Wood Act and the EU...

Council of the EU adopts conclusions on FLEGT Action Plan

On 28 June 2016, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on the independent evaluation of the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan and the review of...

Call for Tenders: Support services for implementing the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT Regulation

Call for Tenders: Support services for implementing the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT Regulation The Call for Tenders "Support services for implementing the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT...

Training material on the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT

The Proforest Initiative and GIZ have developed a training package about the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), FLEGT and related topics, such as legality, certification, verification and chain of...

EU invites stakeholders’ inputs for EU Timber Regulation review

The European Commission has launched an open consultation as part of its review of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR). The consultation is an opportunity for all stakeholders to provide input to the...

Malaysia and EU advance VPA process

On 20 and 21 May 2014, Malaysia and the EU continued their VPA negotiations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, making progress on technical and political dimensions

Guidance on the EU Timber Regulation for VPA countries now available in Chinese

EFI has produced a brief document about how the EU Timber Regulation and Voluntary Partnership Agreements work together to combat illegal logging and improve forest governance. The Fact Sheet is...