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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,

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.

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

Marc Vandenhaute uploaded a new Document 3 October 2012

The Food and Agriculture Organizations of the United Nations (FAO) invites the government institutes to submit their direct assistance requests through it

Jose Filadelfo Martinez Hernandez posted Information 7 October 2015

The video produced by the FDsF summarizes the experience of participation of civil society organizations through the Environmental Governance Platform of Olancho. The FAO FLEGT Programme of the EU supported the activities of the FDsF to strengthen the platform and produce the video.

Marc Vandenhaute posted Information 27 August 2015

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

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