News archive 2016

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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...

Call for tender: National FLEGT Expert to Thailand

Call for tender: National FLEGT Expert to Thailand   The call for tender has been issued under the reference:  31-8.2-2016-F National FLEGT Expert to Thailand The closing date...

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...

Indonesia and EU launch FLEGT licensing for legal timber to combat illegal logging

Indonesia and the EU launch are hailing “a major milestone” in the global fight to end illegal logging, with the launch today of Indonesia’s FLEGT licensing scheme for exports to the EU of verified...

The wait is over. FLEGT licences are coming

Indonesia and the European Union today agreed that from 15 November 2016 Indonesia can issue ‘FLEGT’ licences to verified legal timber products it exports to the EU.

Open job: Senior FLEGT Policy Advisor for China and Regional Asia

Open job: Senior FLEGT Policy Advisor for China and Regional Asia EFI is seeking a Senior FLEGT Policy Advisor to support the EU in its FLEGT related policy dialogue with China, the regional...

The EU and China are combatting illegal logging through a Bilateral Coordination Mechanism

The EU and China are combatting illegal logging through a Bilateral Coordination Mechanism Want to learn about the EU and China’s joint efforts to combat illegal logging? The EU FLEGT Facility...

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...

Q&A on the Indonesia-EU Voluntary Partnership Agreement

Q&A on the Indonesia-EU Voluntary Partnership Agreement Following last month’s news that Indonesia had met the final major requirement of its Voluntary Partnership Agreement with the EU...

L’Indonésie répond à la dernière exigence pour l’autorisation FLEGT

Les Présidents d’Indonésie, de la Commission européenne et du Conseil européen ont confirmé aujourd’hui que l’Indonésie répond à la dernière exigence principale de son Accord de partenariat...

Indonesia cumple el requisito final para poder emitir licencias FLEGT

Los presidentes de Indonesia, la Comisión Europea y el Consejo Europeo confirmaron hoy que Indonesia ha cumplido los últimos requisitos principales de su Acuerdo Voluntario de Asociación (AVA) con...

Indonesia meets final requirement for FLEGT licensing

The Presidents of Indonesia, the European Commission and the European Council today confirmed that Indonesia has met the final major requirements of its Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with...