Côte d’Ivoire begins legality verification discussions following second VPA negotiation session with EU in Brussels
After an introduction of timber legality verification concepts during the second VPA negotiation sessions, the Technical Negotiation Committee, with the support of GIZ, the German agency for...
The Ministry of Forestry has posted the ‘Indonesian–EU Action Plan on Advancement of VPA Implementation' on the Indonesian Legal Wood website , Sistem Informasi Legalitas Kayu. The plan...
Côte d’Ivoire has begun preparations for the second round of VPA negotiations with the EU with a technical session held in Abidjan on 19–21 February.
Two new service providers have been selected to support Liberia in implementing its VPA.
Since the DRC and EU resumed VPA negotiations in May 2012, the VPA Technical Committee in DRC has been focusing on revising its draft legality definition for industrial forest concessions.
The Honduras Forest Institute has been intensifying its efforts to improve stakeholder representation for the country’s VPA negotiations with the EU.
Guyana is organising stakeholder consultations in addition to those originally planned, following its second VPA negotiation session with the EU, held in Brussels on 18 July.
A recent series of meetings and workshops held in Vietnam demonstrates progress in the country’s Voluntary Partnership Agreement process.
Members of the Vietnamese NGO FLEGT Network met with the Director of the Vietnam Forestry Administration on 25 December to report on public consultations on the draft legality definition.