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Highlights of EC conference on tackling deforestation and illegal logging

Highlights of EC conference on tackling deforestation and illegal logging On 21-23 June 2017, the European Commission met with stakeholders from across the world to discuss future work on...

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...

EC conference on deforestation and illegal logging – follow live online

EC conference on deforestation and illegal logging – follow live online On 21-23 June, the European Commission welcomes in Brussels stakeholders from around the world to discuss the way forward...

EU and Congo assess progress towards timber legality verification and other VPA goals

EU and Congo assess progress towards timber legality verification and other VPA goals The Republic of the Congo and the European Union held the sixth meeting of their Voluntary Partnership...

Call for tender: National FLEGT Expert for Indonesia

The European Forest Institute has issued a call for National FLEGT Expert for Indonesia.

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. ...

EU and Liberia aim to intensify VPA implementation

Representatives of the EU and Liberia have identified ways to boost implementation of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), which aims to address illegal logging, improve forest governance...

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,...

EFI seeks a writer/editor for the EU FLEGT and REDD facilities

EFI seeks a writer/editor for the EU FLEGT and REDD facilities The European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking a Communication Officer to support the implementation of the EU FLEGT and REDD...

Call for tender: Maintenance of websites and digital tools

Call for tender: Maintenance of websites and digital tools The European Forest Institute has issued a call for tender. Its objective is to purchase the provision of website maintenance services...

Briefing: Timber trade flows and investments between China and VPA countries

Briefing: Timber trade flows and investments between China and VPA countries The EU FLEGT Facility has published a briefing based on research into flows of timber and investments between the...

Call for tender: national forest and timber sector specialist Lao PDR

The European Forest Institute has issued a call to seek for a national forest and timber sector specialist for Lao PDR.

EFI seeks a Communication Manager for the EU FLEGT and REDD facilities

EFI seeks a Communication Manager for the EU FLEGT and REDD facilities  The European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking a Communication Manager to lead the communication activities of...

Briefing: Addressing illegal cross-border timber trade in South Asia

Briefing: Addressing illegal cross-border timber trade in South Asia The EU FLEGT Facility has published a briefing based on research into cross-border timber trade in South Asia, and between...

EFI seeks a forest governance and timber legality expert for the EU FLEGT Facility

EFI seeks a forest governance and timber legality expert for the EU FLEGT Facility The European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking a forest governance and timber legality expert to work...

EU and China boost cooperation to promote legal timber trade

EU and China boost cooperation to promote legal timber trade China and the EU are strengthening their efforts to address illegal logging and promote legal timber trade through their Bilateral...

Call for tender: VPA joint implementation coordinator

The European Forest Institute has issued a call to find a service provider to field a VPA joint implementation coordinator to support the ongoing VPA process in Vietnam. The focus will lie on...

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Thailand

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Thailand The European Forest Institute has issued a call National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Thailand. The objective of...

VPAs and SMEs in Mekong countries – new website and discussion group

VPAs and SMEs in Mekong countries – new website and discussion group The EU FLEGT Facility has launched a web page and online forum focused on small and informal forest...

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Vietnam

Call for tender: National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Vietnam The European Forest Institute has issued a call National Forest and Timber Sector Specialist Vietnam. The objective of this...