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Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 10 July 2014

More than 25 representatives of civil society organisations from Tanintharyi and Sagaing regions, Yangon and Kachin State gathered in Yangon from 11 to 13 June to develop a coalition of trainers who will raise awareness on FLEGT among civil society organisat

South America TRAFFIC posted Information 24 June 2014

Durante la primera semana de octubre de 2014 en la ciudad de Quito, Ecuador se desarrollara el "Foro sobre gobernanza, sistemas de verificación de la legalidad y competitividad del sector forestal en América Latina

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 March 2013

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Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 16 May 2013

Eurostat has published trade data on wood products imported to the European Union from some countries that are negotiating or implementing a VPA.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 22 January 2013

The United States, the European Union and Australia are large producers and consumers of timber and timber products. In recent years these consumer countries have taken steps to combat trade in illegally harvested timber and timber products more effectively.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 11 March 2014

On 27 February 2014 the European Parliament gave its consent for the conclusion by the Council of the EU of the VPA with Indonesia.

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.

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 4 November 2013

The EU FAO FLEGT Programme is looking for a qualified International Expert in Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) Processes to assist the Vietnamese Forest Administration (VNFOREST) in developing sections of their VPA Timber Legality Assurance System (TLAS). The Internatio

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 11 June 2014

Members of the joint implementation committee (JIC) for the Liberia-EU VPA met for the first JIC meeting in Monrovia, on 27-29 May 2014. They reviewed implementation progress and agreed on the priorities for 2014 and upcoming milestones for the timber legality assurance system under development.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 15 May 2013

Thailand will soon begin negotiating a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the European Union.

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