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08
Jun
From
8 June 2016 to 6 July 2016
in Telford (United Kingdom)
Organised byCentre for International Development and Training (CIDT, University of Wolverhampton

The Improving Forest Governance course is a 4-week, UK-based residential
course that covers a variety of forest governance issues. The course is
conducted in English, French and Spanish with simultaneous interpretation
and is taught by experienced tutors from the Centre for International
Development and Training, as well as leading international experts and
practitioners on forest governance, climate change, REDD+ and
multi-stakeholder processes from the UK and abroad. Participants are immersed
in training and benefit from high quality field trips, including visiting a
Chatham House Illegal Logging update meeting in London.

24
Aug
From
24 August 2015 to 4 September 2015
in Norwich (United Kingdom)
Organised byUniversity of East Anglia and RECOFTC

This course targets managerial level professionals working in government
institutions, civil society organisations and the private sector. It is
composed of theoretical, policy and practice orientated components, and aims
to provide professionals with state-of-the-art knowledge, skills and tools
needed to design, implement and monitor more equitable and just forest
governance schemes.

30
Mar
From30 March 2015
in (Belgium)
Organised byFern

Register [1] before 10 March to attend this conference on how to develop an
EU action plan on deforestation and forest degradation.

*Date: *30 March

*Location:* European Parliament

**Confirmed Speakers:** Catherine Bearder, David Kaimowitz, Fred Pearce,
Susan George, Olivier De Schutter, Silas Siakor, Yannick Jadot, Linda McAvan
and Ruth Rawling.

More speakers to be confirmed.

[1] http://www.eventbrite.com/o/fern-7804887431?s=31758623

14
May
From
14 May 2014 to 25 June 2014
in Telford (United Kingdom)
Organised byCentre for International Development and Training, University of Wolverhampton, UK

Applications NOW being accepted for a 6 week "Improving Forest Governance"
course in May - June 2014 (delivered in French and English). The course is
focused on 3 core modules covering governance, trade, communication and
planning processes, with up to 2 optional modules on Forests and Climate
Change, Training of Trainers, Proposal writing/ Project design and Developing
Communication strategies. 18 core funded places for key stakeholders in VPA
processes, self funded applications welcomed.

For details, please see  http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?page=25917 [1].

[1] http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?page=25917

09
Oct
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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