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Congo, EU renew their 2018 recommendations on forest governance

The Republic of the Congo and the European Union (EU) have taken stock of the implementation of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) aimed at promoting good forest governance. Both parties...

L’UE et le Congo reconduisent leurs recommandations de 2018 sur la gouvernance forestière

La République du Congo et l’Union européenne (UE) ont fait le suivi de la mise en œuvre de leur Accord de Partenariat Volontaire (APV) visant à promouvoir la bonne gouvernance forestière. Les deux...

Cameroon and the EU release 2017 annual report on VPA progress

Cameroon and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 2017.

Working paper explores potential for applying Indonesia’s timber legality assurance system in customary forests

Working paper explores potential for applying Indonesia’s timber legality assurance system in customary forests A 2013 ruling of the Indonesian Constitutional Court allows customary groups to...

Le Congo et l’Union européenne orientent leur travail de 2019 sur la gouvernance forestière

La République du Congo et l’Union européenne (UE) ont fait le suivi de la mise en œuvre de leur Accord de Partenariat Volontaire (APV) visant à promouvoir la bonne gouvernance forestière. Les deux...

Congo, EU guide their 2019 work on forest governance

The Republic of the Congo and the European Union (EU) have taken stock of the implementation of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) aimed at promoting good forest governance. Both parties...

Two assessments inform progress on EU-Lao PDR VPA negotiation

Two reports contribute to an undertaking by the European Union (EU) and the Lao Peoples’ Democratic Republic (PDR) to initiate joint assessments to provide a baseline for, and inform progress of,...

Women in Indonesia’s wooden furniture sector: the trailblazers

Women are at the forefront of a shift towards legal timber sourcing in Indonesia’s furniture-making capital, Jepara.

EU and Indonesia mark 2nd anniversary of FLEGT licensing

This month, Indonesia and the EU marked the second anniversary of a major milestone in their partnership against illegal logging — the launch of the world’s first ‘FLEGT’ licensing scheme,...

EU and Vietnam sign VPA to combat illegal logging and promote legal timber trade

The EU and Vietnam signed a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT). The agreement will help improve forest governance, address illegal logging...

Republic of the Congo and the EU release 2017 annual report on VPA progress

The Republic of the Congo and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 2017.

Indonesia improving FLEGT licensing procedures

Indonesia improving FLEGT licensing procedures Indonesia has taken several measures in recent months to improve procedures relating to FLEGT licences — the export licences that attest to the...

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...

Vietnam and the EU agree in principle on FLEGT VPA

After nearly six years of negotiations, the European Union and Vietnam have agreed in principle on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) to improve forest governance, address illegal logging and...

Request for Expression of Interest: Periodic Evaluation for the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between the European Union and Indonesia

The Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme , on behalf of Indonesia's  Ministry of Environment and Forestry , is seeking the service of a Periodic Evaluator. The objective of the evaluation...

MI VPAU: FLEGT licensing

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked Timber legality assurance system Legality definition Supply chain control Verification of compliance Independent...

FLEGT licensing

A FLEGT licence guarantees that timber from a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) country has been harvested, processed and exported in accordance with national laws. FLEGT licences serve border...

MI VPAU: Independent audit

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked Timber legality assurance system Legality definition Supply chain control Verification of compliance FLEGT...

Independent audit

Independent auditing is a compulsory component of a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) timber legality assurance system. The purpose of independent auditing is to review and report on the timber...

MI VPAU: Verification of compliance

More information Related sections of VPA Unpacked Timber legality assurance system Legality definition Supply chain control Independent audit FLEGT licensing ...