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ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 1 November 2017

As major timber consuming markets, the EU, US, Australia, and most recently, Japan, have all introduced laws to restrict the access of illegally harvested timber to their markets. While the laws are essentially addressing the same issue, there are some important differences.

ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 21 June 2017

ClientEarth's latest issue of EUTR News (March – May 2017) provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), from March to May 2017. 

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 21 June 2017

The major threat to tropical forests today comes not from loggers but from large-scale forest clearance to meet rising demand for agricultural commodities.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 20 June 2017

On 21-23 June, the European Commission welcomes in Brussels stakeholders from around the world to discuss the way forward on tropical deforestation and illegal logging.

Michela Tagliaferri uploaded a new Document 24 July 2015

Global Witness has published a report that accuses EU companies of fuelling conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) and claims that the EU Member States failed to implement Regulation (EU) 995/2010 (the EUTR).

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 15 October 2014

The European Forest Institute (EFI) is an international organization with 25 Member Countries, and around 130 member organisations. EFI’s Headquarters is located in Joensuu, Finland. EFI has several offices across Europe, and FLEGT offices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and in Beijing, China.

David SANMIGUEL created a new WIKI page 20 February 2014

Dear FLEGT Community,

You can add now FLEGT and forest-related events onto this calendar. Please feel free to populate the calendar at your will and share with all the group the next event you are preparing.

David SANMIGUEL created a new WIKI page 19 November 2013

The Map of FLEGT projects is an interactive tool for sharing information and coordinating action in support of the EU FLEGT Action Plan. FLEGT combats illegal logging and fosters good forest governance through a combination of measures involving Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade.

Capacity4dev Team posted Information 12 November 2013

Dear FLEGT Members,

David SANMIGUEL posted Information 5 June 2013

This short film provides valuable insight for the European timber industry into how FLEGT licenses will assist them in complying with the new European Union Timber Regulation.

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