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