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Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 5 July 2017

Thailand and the European Union (EU) have held their first negotiations towards a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) to improve forest governance and promote trade in verified legal timber products.

Faith Doherty uploaded a new Document 12 May 2017

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Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 12 May 2017

On 11 May 2017, the EU and Vietnam formally concluded their negotiations towards a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), by initialling the document.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 7 April 2017

When civil society organisations in Indonesia began proposing ways to end illegal logging, they knew they had a mountain to climb. In 2002, some 80 percent of logging there was illegally. Corruption and conflict were widespread. Trust was lacking. 

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 23 December 2016

The European Forest Institute has issued a call for the diagnoses and regulatory assessments of small and informal forest products enterprises in the Mekong Region.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 12 May 2016

Indonesian civil society calls for stronger VPA implementation

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.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 21 April 2016

FLEGT enters a new era with major news on licensing

Valerie de Liedekerke uploaded a new Document 12 February 2016

Update on how Malaysia has progressed with the VPA process.

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