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Guardians of the forests? 10 years of EU innovation in forest governance worldwide, achievements so far and challenges ahead.

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10 years of FLEGT: Achievements and (upcoming) challenges

                                                                                  

13.15 Welcoming participants

13.30 Welcome by chair Yannick Jadot, MEP

13.40 Introduction by Fiona Hall, MEP

13.50 The key achievements of FLEGT, perspective from the Commission: Key note speech by Commissioner Andris Piebalgs (DG Development)

14.00 Presentation of findings on FLEGT VPA impacts by Fred Pearce

14.20 Questions and answers

14.30 The key achievements of FLEGT, perspective from CSO in VPA countries. Key note speech by Silas Siakor (SDI Liberia) and Roch Euloge Nzobo (OCDH RoC). Questions and Answers

15.20 The key achievements of FLEGT, perspective from the industry. Key note speech by Andre de Boer, Secretary General of the European Timber Trade Federation.

15.30 Panel Discussion with representatives of European and African CSO, European Commission officials and the timber trade.

16.30 Closing by day chair Yannick Jadot, summarising achievement

16.40 Drinks (with press gathering for interviews)

17.30 End

 

To register, contact: gianni@fern.orgPlease include your name, date of birth, your organisation and national ID card/passport number. Registration closes on 24th September. 

More info on the website http://www.fern.org/page/conference-guardians-forests

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Dear members,

We invite you to watch the Representatives of the Civil Society's interview on the Group page Interviews: Representatives of Civil Society - Conference "Guardians of the forests" - 10 years of EU FLEGT

There is an interesting conference related to 10 years of FLEGT: achievements and challenges.

More info on the website:
http://www.fern.org/page/conference-guardians-forests

Please watch on the minisite page of the group the three interesting speakers' interviews made during the Conference "Guardians of the forets?"

http://capacity4dev.ec.europa.eu/public-flegt/minisite/interviews-made-conference-guardians-forests-10-years-eu-flegt-european-parliament#comment-1101

Dear members,

We invite you to watch the Representatives of the Civil Society's interview on the Group page Interviews: Representatives of Civil Society - Conference "Guardians of the forests" - 10 years of EU FLEGT

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Location

European Parliament - ASP 5E2 (Belgium)

Organiser

Yannik Jadot, Fiona Hall and FERN

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