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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

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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