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Alba Pueyo posted Information 14 October 2013

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. They signed a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) at a ceremony in Brussels.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 30 September 2013

This workshop will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 16 and 17 October 2013 and will provide an overview of international timber market requirements and the available support programmes in the region.

Alba Pueyo posted Information 14 August 2013

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 report is titled ‘V-Legal/FLEGT shipment test – Lessons learned from the EU visits’.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 10 June 2013

Indonesia booked a 114 percent increase in sales of timber product exports to the European Union during the first quarter of the year, following the introduction of a self-made certification system to help the country comply with international regulations.

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 June 2013

Le programme UE FAO FLEGT a lancé un appel à propositions pour les pays APV. Les propositions peuvent être envoyées par les groupes d'acteurs locaux : gouvernement, société civile, et secteur privé.

La date limite de soumission des propositions est le 30 juin 2013.

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 June 2013

The EU FAO FLEGT Programme launched in March a call for proposals opened to local stakeholders - government, civil society organisations and private sector organisations - in VPA countries.

The deadline for application is 30 June 2013.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 11 February 2013

Letter to the editor written by Julian Wilson, Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation in Indonesia, published on The Jakarta Post on 9 Febr

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 6 February 2013

APP announced its commitment to an immediate halt to clearing natural forest in Indonesia in a 5 February

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 4 February 2013

The fourth Joint Expert Meeting between the EU, represented by EFI, and the Government of Malaysia was held in Sabah in late January to advance the technical details of the VPA with Malaysia.