News

Content with tag flegt-licensed timber .

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...

FLEGT licence information point launches

The EU FLEGT Facility has produced an online resource to support accurate and coherent communication about FLEGT licences and trade in FLEGT-licensed products.

Ghana Forestry Commission holds VPA conference in London

Business operators and NGOs from Europe attended a conference in London on 5 February to learn about Ghana's progress in implementing its VPA.

Joint implementation committee outlines priorities for Cameroon’s VPA

The joint implementation committee for the VPA between Cameroon and the EU has outlined a priority action plan for implementation of the VPA throughout 2014. The committee agreed on the action plan...

Indonesia and the EU sign a Voluntary Partnership Agreement

On 30 September 2013, representatives from the Government of Indonesia and the European Union (EU) marked their mutual commitment to ensuring that timber entering the EU is produced legally.

European timber operators and traders gain insights into the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT licensed timber

An informational event on the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT licensed timber took place during the French timber trade fair ‘Carrefour International du Bois’ in Nantes from 6 to 8 June.

Priming the ports: Reports on testing import procedures for FLEGT-licensed timber now available

The EU FLEGT Facility has just made available a report on the testing of export and import procedures for Indonesia’s timber and timber products.

Indonesia and EU launch shipment test for legal timber export

Indonesia and the EU have carried out an exercise to test the performance of export and import procedures for timber shipments as part of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA).