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Guardians of the forests? 10 years of EU innovation in forest governance worldwide, achievements so far and challenges ahead.

09 Oct
From
Brussels, Belgium
Organised by Yannik Jadot, Fiona Hall and FERN
**Exploring a decade of achievements and challenges in the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) programme** **** ** 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...
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Short Course on Forest Governance. Operationalising Equity and Justice in REDD+, PES and FLEGT

24 Aug
From to
Norwich, United Kingdom
Organised by University of East Anglia and RECOFTC
This course targets managerial level professionals working in government institutions, civil society organisations and the private sector. It is composed of theoretical, policy and practice orientated components, and aims to provide professionals with state-of-the-art knowledge, skills and tools...
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Ecuadorian indigenous leader killed days before planned protest at COP20. How many more environmental defenders will die before the world takes notice?

While governments debate the minutiae of curbing emissions at the UN’s annual climate jamboree, people on the frontline of the environmental struggle are getting killed. On 28th November, just days before this year’s climate conference (COP20) was due to start, an indigenous Shuar leader went...
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Summary: Forum on Governance, Legality Verification Systems and Competitiveness in the Latin American Forest Sector.

This publication captures the key issues that resulted from the discussions from the conference which engaged 140 regional stakeholders, as well as public and private sector representatives from 10 Latin America countries and from demand side markets such as the EU and the US. The conference aimed...
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