EFI 20 Years Science and Policy Forum: Our forests in the 21st century – ready for risks and opportunities?
The European Forest Institute (EFI) hosts the EU FLEGT Facility.EFI is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2013.
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.
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.
The EU FLEGT Action Plan and Voluntary Partnership Agreements are based on the European Union’s strong commitment to poverty reduction.
Cameroon’sprogress in implementing its VPA with the EU was reviewed by the Joint Implementation Committee during a meeting in July, attended by Minister of Forests and Wildlife Ngole Philip Ngwese...
The Honduras Forest Institute has been intensifying its efforts to improve stakeholder representation for the country’s VPA negotiations with the EU.
The summary report of the first VPA negotiation session between Côte d’Ivoire and the EU and the VPA roadmap created during the negotiations in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on June 20-21, 2013 are now...
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.
The EU and Myanmar’s Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry held a workshop on the EU FLEGT Action Plan in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, from 16 to 18 July.
Village Focus International held a workshop in Vientiane on 21 June to inform non-profit organisations working in the south of the country about the EU FLEGT Action Plan.
The timber industry in India has called for the Indian government to help businesses to comply with the requirements laid out in the EU Timber Regulation.
China’s agencies have been working with enterprises at home and abroad on forest governance and industry standards with technical support from international organisations.
Working together to strengthen legally verified timber exports from Côte d’Ivoire to the European Union, negotiations for a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) between the two parties began...
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VPA negotiations between Honduras and the European Commission have started with a formal videoconference.
VPA negotiations between Guyana and the European Commission are moving ahead, with two formal videoconferences having taken place since negotiations began.
Eurostat has published trade data on wood products imported to the European Union from countries that are negotiating or implementing a VPA.
Thailand will soon begin negotiating a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the European Union.
The EU is using its regional programme ECOFAC 5, which focuses on fragile ecosystems, to promote FLEGT throughout the Economic Community of Central African States.
The first meeting of the Joint Implementation Committee of the Republic of the Congo and the EU took place on 30 April, following technical discussions.
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