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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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Faith Doherty posted Information 30 July 2012

July 30, 2012

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?  

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 March 2013

Dear members,

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.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 6 February 2013

APP announced its commitment to an immediate halt to clearing natural forest in Indonesia in a 5 February

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 10 June 2013

Indonesia booked a 114 percent increase in sales of timber product exports to the European Union during the first quarter of the year, following the introduction of a self-made certification system to help the country comply with international regulations.

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 June 2013

The EU FAO FLEGT Programme launched in March a call for proposals opened to local stakeholders - government, civil society organisations and private sector organisations - in VPA countries.

The deadline for application is 30 June 2013.

Jill Edbrooke uploaded a new Document 7 August 2012

Some of the FAQs about the new SVLK system being introduced in Indonesia

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