Indonesia and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between May 2014 and April 2015. The report describes progress...
Request for Expression of Interest: Periodic Evaluation for the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between the European Union and Indonesia
The Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme , on behalf of Indonesia's Ministry of Environment and Forestry , is seeking the service of a Periodic Evaluator. The objective of the evaluation...
Indonesia and the EU hold first Joint Implementation Committee meeting and begin second stage of the joint TLAS assessment
In September and October, Indonesia and the EU held the first Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) meeting and technical working sessions on the VPA annex review, VPA monitoring...
Indonesia issues revised TLAS regulations and meets with EU to discuss next steps to FLEGT licensing
Indonesia issued two new regulations, in June and July, revising the national timber legality assurance system (TLAS), known in Indonesian as Sistem Verifikasi Legalitas Kayu (SVLK).
The Government of Indonesia invites comments until 15 May on its draft revised SVLK regulations to be issued in June this year. SVLK stands for Sistem Verifikasi Legalitas Kayu , Indonesia's...
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...
On 27 February 2014 the European Parliament ratified the VPA with Indonesia.
Representatives of Indonesia, the EU Delegation to Indonesia and the EU FLEGT Facility met in Jakarta on 28–29 January 2014 and marked progress on VPA implementation.
The EU and Indonesia agreed a draft action plan for the ongoing implementation of their VPA during a meeting in Jakarta in late November.
Representatives of the private sector, civil society, government and certification schemes endorsed by PEFC (Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) discussed VPAs and certification at...
Companies exporting timber products to the EU, United States and Australia receive legality training
TRAFFIC and WWF’s Global Forest and Trade Network provided training on timber legality in Russia, China and Indonesia in October with additional sessions to be run in November.
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.
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 independent evaluation of Indonesia’s timber legality assurance system (known as the SVLK) was officially launched on 16 April.
Letter to the editor written by Julian Wilson, Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation in Indonesia, published on The Jakarta Post on 9 February.
Indonesia and the EU adopt new timber trade legality rules in a move expected to boost bilateral timber trade
Since 1 January 2013 Indonesia requires the export of timber products to be accompanied by V-Legal Document, assuring the legality of the products from the point of harvesting to transporting,...
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).
Launch of Timber Legality Verification Information System to Reform Timber Governance and Bureaucracy and to Stop the Trade of Illegal Timber.
Achmad Edi Nugroho, Indonesian Co-Director of the Multi-stakeholder Forestry Programme and Andy Roby, MFP UK Co-Director and FLEGT VPA Facilitator: "High expectations – The producing...
The United Nations has adopted global guidelines for rich countries buying land in developing nations.
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