Forests converted for agricultural, mining, infrastructure and urban expansion purposes represent more than half of worldwide deforestation.
On 28 June 2016, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on the independent evaluation of the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan and the review of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR).
The Call for Tenders "Support services for implementing the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT Regulation" has been published:
Civil society groups in Indonesia have issued a position paper urging Indonesia and the EU to do more to implement their Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) to address illegal logging.
EFI Procurement 17-8.2-2016-R
Boletin informativo sobre las negociaciones AVA en Honduras, propuestas de la V Ronda celebrada en Abril de 2016.