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Team FLEGT uploaded a new Document 20 April 2012
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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,

Faith Doherty uploaded a new Document 6 December 2012

CHINESE VERSION

EIA report Appetite for Destruction (released 29.11.12) exposes China as the world's number one buyer of illegal timber and a major exporter of deforestation around the world. 

Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 10 November 2014

Lao PDR has taken some steps to tackle illegal logging, which is prevalent in the country, but these remain limited to date. Fundamental governance reforms will be needed to improve transparency and accountability in the country’s forest sector.

Valerie de Liedekerke uploaded a new Document 13 June 2013

The workshop aimed to strengthen the understanding by multistakeholders of the TLAS process and development up to now, especially its relevance with the implementation in the Riau Province.

ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 21 June 2017

ClientEarth's latest issue of EUTR News (March – May 2017) provides an update on the operation of the EU’s law to address illegal logging, the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), from March to May 2017. 

ClientEarth Forests uploaded a new Document 8 January 2016

Le bulletin Actualités RBUE vous informe sur l'application du Règlement bois de l'UE (RBUE).

Richard Wainwright posted Information 5 May 2015

 

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