The European Union (EU) and Laos held their third round of face-to-face negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT). The talks took place in Brussels, Belgium from 17-21 June 2019.
This issue of the EUTR News provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address
illegal logging, the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), from November 2018 to January 2019 . As with
all of our previous editions, this issue will include information on what both the European
This Toolkit is intended to inform law-makers about key legal issues that may arise when forests are cleared for conversion to another use, including agriculture, mining, infrastructure or urbanisation, and the risks that may stem from those issues.