Republic of the Congo and the EU release 2017 annual report on VPA progress
The Republic of the Congo and the EU have released a joint report on progress in implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement in 2017.
Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation, Saskia de Lang, and Minister of Forestry Economy, Rosalie Matondo, at the 7th Congo-EU JIC, Brazzaville, December 5, 2017. Photo: Ministère de l’Économie Forestière (MEF)
The report describes progress made with the timber legality assurance system, institutional improvements, stakeholder engagement, communication, transparency and monitoring of the agreement.
The report is available in French