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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
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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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Céline FERRE created a new WIKI page 19 November 2013

APV-FLEGT Congo

1. Descriptif de l'APV-Flegt Congo

Evaluation and revision of the Sabah TLAS standard and audit checklists

The current report outlines the evaluation and revision of the Sabah Timber Legality Assessment System (TLAS) requirements carried out as part of the project managed by WWF Malaysia: Advancing a legal and sustainable global timber trade through the EU FLEGT action plan. The work has been possible...
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NEW: Training material on the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT

This training material can be used to inform about the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), FLEGT and related topics, such as legality, certification, verification, or chain of custody. It was created as a training of trainers to inform small and medium sized enterprises about the requirements of the EUTR...
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Infractions récurrentes dans le secteur forestier au Cameroun

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. Cette première mission qui a duré cinq (5) ans a pris fin en mars 2005 en cédant la place à...
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¿Qué es “Madera Legal”?

PERIÓDICO INSTITUCIONAL Primer Trimestre 2012 - AÑO 2, No. 5 "A primera vista parecería innecesario plantearse la inquietud de si se requiere contar o no con una definición de “madera legal”. Y ello es así, porque se entiende como implícito dicho concepto. Es decir, en nuestro medio se supone que...
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Malaysia and Indonesia find delay in finishing VPA?

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?
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EU FAO FLEGT - Call for proposals - VPA countries

Dear members, The EU FAO FLEGT Programme, a four year initiative funded by the EU and implemented by FAO, recently launched its call for proposals for VPA countries . The call is for government agencies, civil society organisations and private sector organisations from the following countries:...
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Ghana and the EU report VPA progress

Ghana and the EU have published the third annual report on VPA implementation. It covers the period January to December 2012 and has been produced by the Joint Monitoring and Review Mechanism. Since development of the FLEGT licensing system is underway, the report covers progress made and notes...
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