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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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Marie Mbolo Abada uploaded a new Document 6 August 2012

L’observation indépendante au contrôle forestier et au suivi des infractions forestières est effective et déjà ancienne au Cameroun. Elle date de juin 2000, avec le démarrage de la mission Global Witness.

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 March 2013

Dear members,

David Young uploaded a new Document 14 October 2013

L’étude Etudier les problèmes de crédibilité des Accords de Partenariat Volontaire : Examen des initiatives d’observation indépendante et enseignements à en tirer identifie comment la participation de la société civile et des communautés pourrait améliorer l’efficacité et la fiabilité 

Richard Wainwright posted Information 5 May 2015

 

Julia Hedtjarn Swaling posted Information 15 April 2014

En 2013 se cumplieron los diez primeros años desde la aprobación del Plan de acción sobre Aplicación de las Leyes, Gobernanza y Comercio Forestales (FLEGT, por sus siglas en inglés).

Sophie Lemaitre posted Information 5 June 2013

Le programme UE FAO FLEGT a lancé un appel à propositions pour les pays APV. Les propositions peuvent être envoyées par les groupes d'acteurs locaux : gouvernement, société civile, et secteur privé.

La date limite de soumission des propositions est le 30 juin 2013.

Julia Hedtjarn Swaling posted Information 15 April 2014

EU FAO FLEGT Programme is now accepting concept notes from government institutions, civil society and private sector organizations in countries engaged in VPAs.

Jill Edbrooke uploaded a new Document 15 November 2012

Includes Course flyer; Application form; Management Support (confirmation). please contact cidt@wlv.ac.uk or look on our web page for the French versions of the application forms.

Sophie Lemaitre uploaded a new Document 10 January 2013

This compendium highlights 16 experiences and the resulting lessons from the VPA process.

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