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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...

Republic of the Congo and EU take stock of progress in VPA implementation

Republic of the Congo and EU take stock of progress in VPA implementation The Republic of the Congo and the European Union held the fourth meeting of their Voluntary Partnership Agreement...

Council of the EU adopts conclusions on FLEGT Action Plan

On 28 June 2016, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on the independent evaluation of the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan and the review of...

Invitation to tender: Media relations services

Invitation to tender: Media relations services EFI Procurement 20-8.2-2016-F-R The European Forest Institute is planning to award a contract for the assignment referred to above and you...

Invitation to tender: Writing and media services

Invitation to tender: Writing and media services EFI Procurement 19-8.2-2016-F-R The European Forest Institute is planning to award a contract for the assignment referred to above and...

Call for Tenders: Support services for implementing the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT Regulation

Call for Tenders: Support services for implementing the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT Regulation The Call for Tenders "Support services for implementing the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT...

EFI seeks a forest governance and timber legality expert

The European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking a forest governance and timber legality expert for the EU FLEGT Facility. The expert will provide support and guidance to VPA...

Central African Republic and the EU release 2012-2014 report on VPA progress

Central African Republic and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement from July 2012 to September 2014.

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...

FLEGT news released 4 May 2016

FLEGT news released The latest issue of the EU FLEGT Facility and the FAO FLEGT Programme newsletter has been released in  English . Click  here  to subscribe...

Independent evaluation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan published

Independent evaluation of the EU FLEGT Action Plan published The European Commission has today published a report that the global FLEGT community has long-anticipated: The Independent...

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...

Governance gain in Côte d’Ivoire with new contract for independent forest observers

Governance gain in Côte d’Ivoire with new contract for independent forest observers Credit: Garrett Ziegler On 22 April 2016, Côte d’Ivoire’s state-owned forest management corporation...

Tender: Efficiency of the FLEGT licensing scheme

Call for tender Efficiency of the FLEGT licensing scheme and effectiveness of the Legality Assurance System assessed through the services of an Independent Auditor in Liberia. More...

Honduras and the EU complete the fifth round of VPA negotiations

Honduras and the EU complete the fifth round of VPA negotiations   EU and the Honduran government alongside indigenous representatives. From left to right: Domingo López Álvarez,...

Honduras y la Unión Europea completan la quinta ronda de negociaciones del AVA

Honduras y la Unión Europea completan la quinta ronda de negociaciones del AVA Miembros de la UE y el gobierno de Honduras junto a representantes de las comunidades indígenas. De...

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...