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Team FLEGT uploaded a new Document 20 April 2012
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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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Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 March 2013

Dear members,

Kerstin Canby uploaded a new Document 14 June 2012

In 2009, the Chinese wood products industry posted historic highs in terms of imports, production, and market activity.

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 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.

Sophie Lemaitre uploaded a new Document 4 November 2013
David Hamson posted Information 29 January 2013

Dear FLEGT Community,

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 15 May 2013

Thailand will soon begin negotiating a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the European Union.

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