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FLEGT 7th Annual Coordination Meeting

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Venue: Centre Borschette, rue Froissart 36, Brussels

Working languages: English, French, Spanish

WEDNESDAY 25 April 2012 - Day one – Room AB-0D

 08.30 - 09.30 Coffee and registration

Session 1: Update on FLEGT VPAs and EUTR

Moderation: Andy Roby, FLEGT Facilitator in Indonesia 

09.30 - 9.45  Welcome & objectives of the meeting - Mathieu Bousquet ( DG DEVCO)

9.45 - 10.30 Introduction of participants

10.30 - 11.00 VPAs update (Mathieu Bousquet, DG DEVCO)

11.00 - 11.30 coffee break

11.30 - 11.50 EU Timber regulation (Svetla Atanasova, DG ENV)

11.50 - 12.00 Timber Regulation and VPAs (Mathieu Bousquet, DG DEVCO)

12.00 - 13.00 Q & A

13.00 - 14.30 break for lunch

Moderation: Denis Koulagna, Secretary General of the Ministry of forests and Fauna, Cameroon

14.30 - 14.50 Keynote address by Commissioner Potocnik (to be confirmed)

14.50 - 15.05 Presentation of Honduras sector challenges and opportunities offered by a VPA: Intervention of the Minister of Honduras José Trinidad Suazo.

15.05 - 15.20 Presentation of Laos sector challenges and opportunities offered by a VPA: Intervention of the Chargé d'affaires at the Embassy of Laos, Bounpheng Saykanya

15.20 - 15.40 Keynote address by MEP Elisabeth Köstinger

15.40 - 16.00 coffee break

Moderation: Melissa Othman, EFI

16.00 - 16.15 Overview of FLEGT processes (Julia Falconer, DG DEVCO) 

16.15 - 16.30 VPAs and poverty reduction, Mary Hobley

16.30 - 17.00 Q & A – Debate

17.00 - 17.30 Coordination & the FLEGT Apps (DG DEVCO)

17.30 - 17.45 Introductions of day 2: breakout groups

17.45 - 19.30 drinks reception at Borschette

THURSDAY 26 April 2012 - Day two AB-1A and AB-1C

9.00 - 12.30 Session 2: Regional breakout groups

Group 1: Africa / Room AB-0A (English, French, with simultaneous translation) / Moderator: Robert Simpson, FAO

Group 2: Latin America / Room AB-1C Group two (in Spanish, English) / Moderator: Tomi Tomasjuokka, EFI

Group 3: Asia/Pacific / Room AB-4C Group three (in English) / Moderator : Alex Hinrichs, EFI

12.30 - 14.00  break for lunch

14.00 - 17.15  Issues that need to be tackled in FLEGT (within regional groups) - Space open for discussions

Group 1: Africa: Room AB-0A  / Moderator : Clare Brogan, IDL

Group 2:  Latin America: Room AB-1C / Moderator : Jussi Viitanen, EF

Group 3: Asia/Pacific: Room AB-4C / Moderator : Hugh Speechly

17.15 - 17.30  Organization of Friday working groups

FRIDAY 27 April 2012 - Day three

8.30 – 9.15  Presentation of global projects, Room AB-0A / Moderator : Mathieu Bousquet, DEVCO

9.15 - 13.00 Session 3/ Thematic Groups

9.15 - 11.00  Session 1

Group 1 : Transparency and information, Room AB-0A/ Moderator : Christophe van Orshoven, EFI

 Group 2 : Private sector – working on the demand side of FLEGT – Room AB-0B / Moderator : Anke Schulmeister, WWF

 Group 3 : Independent monitoring – Room AB-1B / Moderator : Clare Brogan, IDL

11.00 - 11.15  coffee break

11.15 - 13.00  Session 2

Group 4 : FLEGT & REDD+ / Room AB-0A / Moderator : Clare Brogan, IDL

Group 5 : What needs to be improved in the FLEGT Action Plan / Room AB-0B / Moderator : Duncan Brack, CH

Group 6 : Impact Monitoring / Room AB-1B / Moderator : Paolo Cerutti, Cifor

13.00 - 14.00  Break for lunch

Plenary – Room AB 0A / Moderator : Penny Davies, Dfid

14.00 – 14:15  Key note address by Director Kristian Schmidt

15.30 - 16.00  Feedback from each breakout group in plenary (room AB 0D)

15.30 - 16.00  coffee break

16.00 - 17.30  Evaluation and conclusion - Concluding remarks by DG DEVCO and ENV

 End of the meeting

  

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