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15
Feb
From15 February 2011
in (Congo (Kinshasa))

First negotiation of FLEGT voluntary partnership agreement with DRC, 15-17
February 2011, Kinshasa

This follows the opening of the negotiations which took place on 21 october
2010 in Brussels, and the joint Declaration by Minister Endundo and
Commissioner Piebalgs.

01
May
From
1 May 2012 to 2 May 2012
in Monrovia (Liberia)

*www.forestgovernanceforum.com* [1]

*How can forest resources be managed in the interests of all stakeholders?
How can Forest Governance be strengthened to deliver results that make
economic, social and ecological sense?*

*Comprising of West African events (Ghana & Liberia) and Central African
events (DRC & Cameroon), */Forest Governance Forum/* is designed to create
an in-country space for discussion and exchange of ideas, experience and
research.*

*Blending regional and global speakers and participants from Government,
Civil Society, Trade & Industry, the NGO Community and the Academic World,
the objective is to bring debates surrounding Forest Governance to four key
African countries in order to widen participation, to facilitate more
national voices in the conversation, and to situate issues within a local and
international context.*

*Inspired by Biannual Illegal Logging Stakeholder Conferences at Chatham
House  [2]in London, The Forest Governance Forum contributes to the broader
objective of an EC-funded project, ‘Strengthening African Forest
Governance’  [3], which also includes academic and training components.*

[1] http://www.forestgovernanceforum.com
[2] http://www.illegal-logging.info/
[3] http://www.wlv.ac.uk/cidt

05
Jul
From
5 July 2012 to 6 July 2012
in London (United Kingdom)

The Illegal Logging Stakeholder Update meetings provide updates on the latest
initiatives, regulations and research in the area of forest governance and
trade in illegal timber. They have been at the heart of Chatham House's work
on the issue since the first meeting was held in 2002. The meetings are held
every six months.

http://www.chathamhouse.org/research/eedp/current-projects/illegal-logging
[1]

Registration is now open for the 20th Chatham House Illegal Logging Update
and Stakeholder Consultation Meeting: http://www.illegal-logging.info/ [2]

[1] http://www.chathamhouse.org/research/eedp/current-projects/illegal-logging
[2] http://www.illegal-logging.info/

19
Jun
From
19 June 2012 to 21 June 2012
in Kinshasa (Congo (Kinshasa))

L'atelier est organisé par WWF en partenariat avec UN-REDD et CEDEN sur
financement du Programme d'Appui ACP-FLEGT.

L'objectif est de faire en sorte que les travaux en cours en RDC dans le
cadre du processus FLEGT/APV et dans le cadre du processus REDD+ progressent
de manière concertée et compatible dans les domaines où ces processus se
superposent.  

23
Oct
From
23 October 2012 to 25 October 2012
in Accra (Ghana)
Organised byFAO, Forestry Commission, EFI FLEGT Facility, IDL group

The Forestry Commission of Ghana, in partnership with the Food and
Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) ACP-FLEGT Support
Programme and the European Forest Institute’s (EFI) EU FLEGT Facility, is
organising a regional workshop on “/Experiences from the FLEGT/VPA process
in West and Central African countries/”.

The major objective of the workshop is to bring together government
authorities, civil society organizations, private sector organizations,
professionals, researchers and technicians involved in the implementation of
the FLEGT/VPA process in *West and **Central **Africa* to share and discuss
*experiences and lessons* learned from the *FLEGT/VPA process*.

More detailed information will be provided soon.

11
Sep
From
11 September 2012 to 12 September 2012
in Kinshasa (Congo (Kinshasa))
Organised bytheIDLgroup

Please contact ForestGovernanceForum@theIDLgroup.com for further
information. 

SVP contactez ForestGovernanceForum@theIDLgroup.com pour plus
d'informations. 

09
Oct
From9 October 2012
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byYannik Jadot, Fiona Hall and FERN

 **Exploring a decade of achievements and challenges in the EU Forest Law
Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) programme**

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** llegal logging costs developing countries US$15 billion in lost revenues
each year (World Bank), and has helped to fund national and regional
conflicts.  In March next year, the EU Timber Regulation will place
restrictions on timber legally allowed to enter the EU.**

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**This timely conference will examine the ten year history of the EU Forest
Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, and explore any
lessons for the future. EU FLEGT has emerged as a uniquely inclusive,
innovative approach to  protecting forests and the livelihoods of the people
who use them.**

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***Speakers will include:* MEPs Yannick Jadot and Fiona Hall, Goldman
environment prize winner Silas Siakor, former Guardian Environment Journalist
of the year Fred Pearce, civil society representatives from forest producing
countries, the EU Timber Trade Federation, and International NGOs. More
speakers will be announced later.**

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15
Oct
From
15 October 2012 to 24 October 2012
in Mbalmayo - Douala (Cameroon)
Organised byOI-AGRECO-CEW et Ministère des Forêts et de la Faune Cameroun

Les 15 et 16 octobre 2012, puis les 23-24 du même mois se sont t tenues, à
l’Hôtel Le Relais Saint André de Mbalmayo et la Résidence la Falaise de
Bonanjo à Doaula respectivement, les 1ère et 2ème session de
d’information et de formation des Organisations de la Société Civile
(OSC), des Collectivités Territoriales Décentralisées (CDT) et des
Comités Paysans-Forêts (CPF) à l’Observation Indépendante de la gestion
des forêts au Cameroun. L’organisation technique de ces ateliers était
assurée par la Brigade Nationale de Contrôle Forestier du MINFOF (BNC),
avec l’appui du Projet Observateur Indépendant au Contrôle Forestier et
au suivi des Infractions forestières (OI) financé par le 10ème Fonds
Européen de Développement (FED), dans le cadre de son programme d’appui
à la gouvernance forestière au Cameroun à travers une contribution à la
mise en œuvre du processus FLEGT (CM/002/08).

Aussi bien à Mbalmayo qu’à Douala, pour la première fois, le Ministère
en charge des forêts et de la faune et les OSC, les CDT et les CPF se sont
assis autour d’une même table pour débattre des problèmes liés à
l’Observation Indépendante de la gestion des forêts et trouver ensemble
des solutions pour permettre au processus d’observation indépendante
locale d’alimenter le Système de Vérification de la Légalité (SVL) en
cours d’élaboration dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre de l’APV-FLEGT,
ceci, par des informations fiables, vérifiables et crédibles (support :
photos des participants avec des parchemins).

03
Jun
From
3 June 2013 to 15 July 2013
in (United Kingdom)
Organised byCIDT University of Wolverhampton

The course focuses on improved forest governance in areas such as climate
change and forest trade, offering participants the opportunity to strengthen
communication, planning and other skills they need to influence
improvements.Some places fully funded for up to 6 weeks. The 4 core modules
cover forest governance, communication, trade and climate change/ payment for
environmental services. Up to two optional skills modules can also be taken
in weeks 5 and 6. further details:
http://www.wlv.ac.uk/Default.aspx?page=25917

Deadline for applications for fully funded places: 13th December 2012

02
Apr
From
2 April 2013 to 3 April 2013
in Yaoundé (Cameroon)
Organised bytheIDLgroup and FODER

Please contact ForestGovernanceForum@theIDLgroup.com [1] for further
information. 

SVP contactez ForestGovernanceForum@theIDLgroup.com [2] pour plus
d'informations. 

[1] mailto:ForestGovernanceForum@theIDLgroup.com
[2] mailto:ForestGovernanceForum@theIDLgroup.com

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