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Louise Truslove uploaded a new Document 17 September 2015

The conviction and subsequent pardon of 155 Chinese nationals in July for illegal logging in Myanmar threw a spotlight on how massive volumes of timber stolen from the county’s precious frontier forests have been flowing unhindered into China for decades.

Michela Tagliaferri uploaded a new Document 24 July 2015

Global Witness has published a report that accuses EU companies of fuelling conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) and claims that the EU Member States failed to implement Regulation (EU) 995/2010 (the EUTR).

Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 21 July 2015

查塔姆研究所对全球范围内非法采伐治理工作的第
一次评估结果令人鼓舞。评估结果发表于2010年,
认为21世纪早期各国合力加强执法工作, 许多国家
的非法采伐问题得到了明显改善。

但在2012至2014年间进行的第二次评估却展现出
更加复杂的情况。国家层面取得的进展有目共睹,
几乎所有接受评估的消费国非法木材进口份额都有
所减少。许多生产国尽管在森林治理方面的工作
仍非常薄弱, 但已经在其他众多领域取得了持续发
展。相应的, 接受评估的生产国中许多已经减少了
非法木材的出口份额。

Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 21 July 2015

This latest assessment of international efforts to improve forest governance and tackle illegal logging is based on studies undertaken in nineteen countries between 2013 and 2014. The findings show a mixed picture. At the national level progress is clearly evident.

South America TRAFFIC uploaded a new Document 3 December 2014

Publicación realizada en el marco de Proyecto: “Apoyando la Implementación del Plan de Acción FLEGT en América del Sur” (iniciativa financiada por la Unión Europe

Ulrich Hipler uploaded a new Document 2 December 2014
Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 27 November 2014
Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 26 November 2014

The UK has shown a strong response to the problem of illegal logging and related trade. While the UK is one of the most proactive European countries in this area, a shift in product trade means that cooperation with exporting countries such as China would be beneficial.

Adelaide Glover uploaded a new Document 26 November 2014

The French government has actively engaged on the issue of illegal logging; developing the FLEGT Action Plan and supporting the implementation of VPAs. France has recently enacted legislation for implementation of the EUTR.

David SANMIGUEL uploaded a new Document 18 November 2014

This paper suggests that current practice be combined with a more targeted, punitive approach, through more effective use of the criminal justice system.

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