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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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Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 6 March 2013

The Republic of Congo and the EU completed the ratification of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement on 19 February 2013.

Roser Cabré-Verdiell Surribas posted Information 7 March 2014

The joint implementation committee for the VPA between Cameroon and the EU has outlined

29
Oct
From
29 October 2013 to 30 October 2013
in Kinshasa (Congo (Kinshasa))
Organised byIDL Group/RRN/Tropenbos International

The seventh Forest Governance Forum event will take place on October 29 & 30
2013 in Kinshasa, with support from the EU and DFID. An agenda will be posted
in due course. To register interest in attending/participating please email
andrew.sutherland@theIDLgroup.com

Andrew Sutherland posted Information 27 June 2012

The fourth Forest Governance Forum will take place on 11 and 12 September 2012 in Kinshasa, DRC – location to be confirmed soon.

Jill Edbrooke uploaded a new Document 18 September 2013

Course Flyer for "Improving Forest Governance 2014"

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.

Alain Houyoux uploaded a new Document 13 June 2012

ETFRN NEWS 53: Moving Forward with Forest Governance

Jill Edbrooke uploaded a new Document 18 September 2013

Amélioration de la Gouvernance Forestière Formation de six semaines 14 mai – 25 juin 2014. Circulaire du cours

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