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Latin American forest governance forum set for Quito in September

A forum on forest governance is scheduled for Quito, Ecuador, from 30 September to 3 October 2014.

Forest governance practitioners gather in the UK for a comprehensive short course on best practices

For the fifth year in a row, the Improving Forest Governance course brought together forest governance practitioners from government, civil society and the private sector.

Honduras and the EU hold second VPA negotiation session

The second VPA negotiation session between Honduras and the EU took place in Brussels on 3 October.

Honduras gears up for second round of VPA negotiations, welcomes FLEGT Facilitator

The Honduras Forest Institute has been intensifying its efforts to improve stakeholder representation for the country’s VPA negotiations with the EU.

Guyana to conduct additional stakeholder consultations on the VPA

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.

VPA negotiations in Honduras get underway

VPA negotiations between Honduras and the European Commission have started with a formal videoconference.

Preparations begin for Guyana's second VPA negotiation session

VPA negotiations between Guyana and the European Commission are moving ahead, with two formal videoconferences having taken place since negotiations began.

Honduras holds the first round of negotiations on its Voluntary Partnership Agreement with the EU

The first Voluntary Partnership Agreement negotiation session between Honduras and the European Union was held 22–24 January 2013 in the capital Tegucigalpa.

Guyana and the EU begin Voluntary Partnership Agreement negotiations

The first VPA negotiation session between Guyana and the European Union was held 5 December 2012 in Guyana’s capital Georgetown.

New study looks at potential impacts of FLEGT on the Bolivian timber sector

The Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) developed an inventory of current activities on FLEGT in Bolivia tocontribute to a growing awareness among key Bolivian...

Guyana and the EU start negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement

The VPA will help ensure that only timber verified to be legal under Guyana law can be exported to the EU.

Oportunidades de un AVA para Honduras

El Ministro Director del Instituto Nacional de Conservación y Desarrollo Forestal, Áreas Protegidas y Vida Silvestre de Honduras, José Trinidad Suazo Bulnes se expresa en Brusselas durante la...

Honduras y la UE establecen las bases para un Acuerdo Voluntario de Asociación

“Los bosques constituyen un tesoro único, pero para aprovecharlos tenemos que saber gestionarlos de manera sostenible” declaró el Ministro de Honduras José Trinidad Suazo en Bruselas el 26 de abril.

Honduras and EU lay groundwork for first VPA in the Americas

Honduras and the European Union have agreed to start internal preparations for formal negotiation of a Voluntary Partnership Agreement under the European EU FLEGT Action Plan.

Honduras seeks to join the EU FLEGT process through a VPA

The minister director of the National Forest Conservation and Development, Protected Areas and Wildlife Institute (ICF) José Trinidad Suazo Bulnes, announced on 17 April his intention to visit...

Guyana suggests to negotiate a VPA on legal timber

The Government of Guyana has suggested to the European Union to start negotiating a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), which will help ensure that only timber verified to be legal under Guyana...