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.
The 21st Illegal Logging Stakeholder Consultation and Update Meeting was held at Chatham House on 7 and 8 February 2013, bringing together around 250 representatives from government, civil society and the private sector.
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
Ghent, Belgium, December 2014—A workshop on the European Union (EU) Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan was held at the end of November, specifically for members of the Belgian Timber Importers Federation (BE