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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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Valerie de Liedekerke uploaded a new Document 7 February 2014

The current report outlines the evaluation and revision of the Sabah Timber Legality Assessment System (TLAS) requirements carried out as part of the project managed by WWF Malaysia: Advancing a legal and sustainable global timber trade through the EU FLEGT

Anna Begemann posted Information 11 February 2015

This training material can be used to inform about the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), FLEGT and related topics, such as legality, certification, verification, or chain of custody.

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 March 2013

Dear members,

ted wiegman posted Information 17 October 2012

1. What is true about The Jakarta Post on Indonesia, that there will be a delay again in finishing the VPA?

2. What is true about the latest Message from Malyasia as mentioned on GreenwoodNews about the Sarawak issue? As there is a stop on negotiation with NGO stakeholders?  

Faith Doherty posted Information 30 July 2012

July 30, 2012

David SANMIGUEL uploaded a new Document 3 September 2012

The proposed  case study is the programme “Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT)” a EU-led global initiative to fight illegal logging in developing countries.

Valerie de Liedekerke uploaded a new Document 15 March 2013

The Sabah’s FLEGT Kick Start Workshop and Consultation was conducted at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah on 8 October 2012.This workshop was jointly organized by the Sabah Forestry Department (SFD) and WWF-Malaysia, with funding from the EC.

Faith Doherty uploaded a new Document 30 May 2013

A video of illegal logging operations in the ecologically outstanding Raja

Ampat Islands of West Papua has today been released by environmentalists following

the arrest of rogue Indonesian cop-turned-smuggler Labora Sitorus, who financed

Valerie de Liedekerke uploaded a new Document 13 June 2013

The workshop aimed to strengthen the understanding by multistakeholders of the TLAS process and development up to now, especially its relevancy with the implementation in the Riau Province.

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