News from Liberia



Liberia and the EU in the run-up to concluding a timber trade agreement

Voluntary Partnership Agreement to be signed on 9th May 2011 in Monrovia. The full press release can be found here.

The Republic of Liberia and the European Union have successfully concluded the fifth negotiationsession on a FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade) Voluntary Partnership Agreement , VPA.

Liberia will thus successfully become the fifth African country to initial a FLEGT VPA with the EU, following Ghana, Cameroon, the Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic. 

For more information: VPA SECRETARIAT LIBERIA, vpasecretariat(at), 0657548 / 06554758